CPS News | Spring 2018
“Your reaction is no surprise to me. I am sure you have never seen such a document,” Bayan told them. “As you can see, the text is written in all three languages: Arabic, English, and Hebrew. It comes from the time when Palestine had enough room for everyone, regardless of his religion or sect.”
Book Launch: Preventing Palestine: A Political History from Camp David to Oslo
Dr. Seth Anziska (University College London) in conversation with CPS Faculty Prof. Rashid Khalidi (Department of History, Columbia University).
Thursday, September 20th, at 5PM
420 West 116th Street
New York, NY 10027
Based on newly declassified international sources, Preventing Palestine charts the emergence of the Middle East peace process, including the establishment of a separate track to deal with the issue of Palestine.
CPS is happy to announce that the 2018-19 Abu Lughod fellow is Nayrouz Abu Hatoum. Nayrouz obtained her PhD in Social Anthropology from York University, Toronto, where she currently is a Visiting Scholar working on theories in visual anthropology, urban politics, landscape, borders and state violence. Her research explores visual politics in Palestine and the Israeli state, and people’s place making and dwelling practices in a context of colonialism and military occupations. At CPS, she will be working on her book project titled “Visual Decolonization: Photography of Militarized Landscapes in Palestine.”