After Balfour: 100 Years of History and the Roads Not Taken

After Balfour: 100 Years of History and the Roads Not Taken

CPS co-Director Rashid Khalidi participates in a roundtable organized by Al-Shabaka - The Palestinian Policy Network in occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, the British statement that paved the way for the state of Israel.

Were there any points during the past century when the Palestinians could have influenced the course of events for a different trajectory? Al-Shabaka’s historians and analysts identify six forks in the road where things might have gone differently, and draw lessons for the future.

November 16 | Gender and the Technology of State Violence

November 16 | Gender and the Technology of State Violence

CPS faculty Lila Abu-Lughod moderates an upcoming panel on Gender and the Technologies of State Violence. The program, part of a series of critical lectures in Reframing Gendered Violence, comprises a panel discussion with Sherene Razack (UCLA), Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian (Hebrew University and Columbia Law School), and Miriam Ticktin (The New School).

November 16 @4:30PM
Case Lounge, Jerome Green Hall
Columbia University Law School

Adalah's 12th Annual Law Students’ Camp: The Nakba and the Law

Adalah's 12th Annual Law Students’ Camp: The Nakba and the Law

Sixty Palestinian and Arab students from the West Bank, East Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, and citizens of Israel participated in the 12th annual law students’ camp organized by Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel on 12-14 October 2017.

Students participated in lectures and workshops on Friday and Saturday led by leading lawyers, academics, and civil society activists. The lectures focused on varying aspects of the Palestinian Nakba, Israeli law, legal challenges to Israeli policies such as land and property appropriations, citizenship and status revocation, the rights of internally displaced Palestinians, and the right of return and its potential practical implementation.

November 2 | 100 Years of the Balfour Declaration and its Impact on the Palestinian People

November 2 | 100 Years of the Balfour Declaration and its Impact on the Palestinian People

Professor Rashid Khalidi, the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University and Co-director of the Center for Palestine Studies lectures at the United Nations on the Balfour Declaration and the impact it has had on the Palestinian people.  

Palestine Festival of Literature: This Is Not A Border

Palestine Festival of Literature: This Is Not A Border

The Palestine Festival of Literature (PalFest) was established in 2008 with the aim of showcasing and supporting cultural life in Palestine, breaking the cultural siege imposed on Palestinians by the Israeli military occupation, and strengthening cultural links between Palestine and the rest of the world.