Rashid Khalidi, Columbia University
Date: 11 March 2016Time: 6:30 PM
Finishes: 11 March 2016Time: 8:00 PM
Venue: Russell Square: College BuildingsRoom:Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre
Type of Event: Lecture
The Balfour Declaration of 1917 launched what amounts to a hundred years of war against the Palestinians. This war had a unique nature – it was formally sanctioned and authorized by the great powers of the day at different times during this century, and via different fora, such as the League of Nations and the United Nations, but it was mainly waged by other actors. A much distorted and maligned feature of this long war has been the Palestinians’ continuing resistance, against heavy odds, to what amounts to one of the last ongoing attempts at colonial subjugation in the modern world.
Rashid Khalidi is Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies and Chairman of the Department of History at Columbia University.
Chair: Gilbert Achcar, SOAS
Organiser: Centre for Palestine Studies
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