CPS and MEI invite you to a teachers' workshop held at Columbia University, June 20, 2015 on citizenship and nationality in Israel/Palestine and its history more broadly.
Mohanad Yaqubi will deliver a Master Class on Palestinian Militant Cinema.
This workshop at Columbia considered the politics of representations of the Naqab Bedouins as these have emerged over the past decade in advocacy, media, policy, and in cultural and artistic productions.
Suhad Bishara, 2014-2015 Palestine & Law Fellow at the Center for Palestine Studies, will speak about the role played by the Israeli Supreme Court in 'normalizing displacement' of Palestinian citizens of Israel in the Naqab (Negev) desert, and facilitating recent re-construction of space.
Bishara is a senior attorney and Head of the Land and Planning Unit of Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel. She has litigated numerous constitutional rights cases before the Israeli Supreme Court concerning the land rights of Palestinian citizens of Israel and Palestinians living in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT). She co-authored a report in 2011 about the State of Israel's attempt to expel Arab Bedouin citizens of the state from their village in the Naqab.
Moderated by Professor Katherine Franke, Isidor & Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law; Director, Center for Gender and Sexuality Law, Columbia Law School.
Middle East Institute
Adalah - The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel.
Monday March 30, 2015, 4:30-6:00PM
Jerome Greene Hall 103, Columbia Law School
CPS invites you to staged readings of three plays that embody the contemporary Palestinian playwright's use of art to resist historical, political and geographic erasures.
The goal of the Transitional Justice Network is to promote global discourse and knowledge among students, scholars, and professionals on issues of transitional justice.
Attorney Hassan Jabareen, founder and director of Adalah, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, will present the legal dimensions of political participation by Palestinian citizens of Israel in the 2015 Israeli elections.
Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh, a Palestinian doctor, writer, and activist who has for 35 years worked in providing health care to Palestinians living in the Galilee. He is co-founder of the Galilee society, a medical health and research NGO, and author of the accalimed memoir, A Doctor in Galilee: The Life and Struggle of a Palestinian in Israel
Jamal Nusseibeh, 2014-2015 Palestine & Law Fellow at the Center for Palestine Studies, will address the current legal/political situation in and status of Jerusalem through the lens of the challenges faced by one of its largest surviving Palestinian institutions, Al Quds University.
Please join us for a panel discussion of Israel and Palestine and developments in the International Criminal Court (ICC).