Professor Rashid Khalidi and Michael Ratner, President of the Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR), will provide an important background on this groundbreaking case and address some of the legal strategies pursued. In addition, they will discuss Israeli policies in Jerusalem, using the case of the Mamilla cemetery as an example, and their impact on Palestinians.
14 April 2010, 7:30 PM
Room 501, Schermerhorn Building, Columbia University
Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian is the author, most recently, of Militarization and Violence against Women in Conflict Zones in the Middle East: A Palestinian Case Study (2009). She is senior lecturer in both the Faculties of Law and Social Work at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and is Director of the Gender Studies Program at Mada al-Carmel, in Haifa. She has been a Visiting Professor in the Faculty of Law at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles and in 2008, she was awarded the Women's Rights Prize by the Gruber Foundation. She is a scholar, activist, and therapist concerned with violence, trauma, and abuse. She lives in Jerusalem.
10 February 2010, 6:00 PM
Lindsey Rogers Room, 7th floor, International Affairs Building, Columbia University