Panelists Include:

Alvaro de Soto is renowned for his career as an international mediator. Mr. de Soto formerly worked with UNSCO as Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process (2005-2007), as well as many years as a Peruvian diplomat.

Joseph Massad is Associate Professor of Modern Arab Politics and Intellectual History in the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies at Columbia University, whose academic work has focused on Palestinian, Jordanian, and Israeli nationalism.

Dov Waxman is Associate Professor of political science at Baruch College and the CUNY Graduate Center. He specializes in International Relations and Middle East politics, especially concerning Israel and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Thomas G. Weiss (Moderator) is a Professor of Political Science at The CUNY Graduate Center and Director of the Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies, where he is co-director of the UN Intellectual History Project.


Presented by: Middle East and Middle Eastern American Center (MEMEAC) and Co-sponsored with Ralph Bunche Institute for International Studies.

Tuesday, October 4, 2011 6:00-7:30pm
The Graduate Center, CUNY: Room 9206-07
365 Fifth Avenue, at 34th Street
New York, NY 10016