As part of Right to Education Week, Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine will be screening two brief documentary films, "A Caged Bird's Song," which documents the effects of checkpoints on the daily lives of students and school staff in the West Bank in Palestine, and "Two Schools in Nablus: Learning to Die."
For the past forty years, many French activists, artists, musicians, and writers have given voice to the Palestinian cause. Focusing on Franco-Maghrebi and Beur/banlieue culture, Olivia Harrison will chart the history and forms of this transnational affiliation.
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The Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies proudly invites Dr. Gerald Steinberg to Columbia to discuss "The Politics of Human Rights in International Conflict: The Palestinian/Israeli Case Study".
You are cordially invited to an evening of tasting and talking about organic fair trade Palestinian olive oil, olives, za'atar (wild thyme), olive tapenade, sun-dried tomatoes and tahini.
The Mosaic Rooms are pleased to present this astonishing photographic exhibition curated by acclaimed visual theorist and curator Ariella Azoulay.
Borders isolate, but they also link people. Throughout history, they have been complex, mobile, porous, and conflictual.
A Benefit for the Freedom Theatre of Jenin. Hosted by Pulitzer Prize-winnerTony Kushner. Directed by Jo Bonney.
The Tree of Life is a Sacred Symbol for many cultures. It reminds us that all of creation is deeply interrelated and interconnected.
What are the politics of knowledge and the state of women's education in Palestine? How do feminists within and outside of Palestine approach issues of social justice and human rights?
Jeff Halper, Israeli anthropologist and founder of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions ICHAD), will deliver a talk on the nature of the Israeli apartheid regime and share his latest research on the Israeli weapons industry.
The Arab Bedouin citizens of Israel are among the indigenous Palestinian Arabs who remained on their lands (in the Naqab (Negev)) after the establishment of the state of Israel in 1948.
Phyllis Bennis, Institute for Policy Studies, directs the New Internationalism Project at IPS. She is also a fellow of the Transnational Institute in Amsterdam. She has been a writer, analyst, and activist on Middle East and UN issues for many years.
Three events presented by the School of the Arts and the Heyman Center for the Humanities
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.
The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) and Columbia Law School Human Rights Institute are sponsoring a Continuing Legal Education conference.
Dr. Ahmad Tibi will give a talk on the upcoming UN vote for Palestinian statehood.
The European Union Studies Center at the Graduate Center, CUNY and the European Union Center of New York invite you to a lecture by Dr. Jihad Al Wazir, Governor and Chairman of the Board of the Palestine Monetary Authority.
Daniel Cooney Fine Art is proud to announce the gallery's second solo exhibition of photographs by the collaborative team Sasha Bezzubov & Jessica Sucher.