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The Arab Population in Israel 1948 to Today

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Date(s) - 02/11/2018
1:00 am - 5:00 am

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American University Washington College of Law

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Critical Race, Gender and Culture Studies Collaborative


WASHINGTON, D.C. 

Please join us for a day of education exploring Palestinian citizens in Israel 1948 to today. Co-sponsored by American University Center for Israel Studies, Arab World Studies, Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, and Greater Washington Forum on Israeli Arab Issues.
Program:
1:00-2:15 pm: Opening Plenary
Welcome – Michael Brenner, Abensohn Chair in Israel Studies
Remarks & Discussion –
“The Battle over Palestinian Collective Memory in Israel,”,Tamir Sorek, University of Florida
“Arabs in Israel: A Legal Perspective,” Mohammed Wattad, Zefat Academic College School of Law
2:30-3:30 pm Breakout Sessions:
1. Arab Women in Israel– Nabila Espanioly, former MK, Director, Al-Tufula Center
2. Israeli Arabs and Israeli Politics – Mohammed Wattad
3. Arab Soccer In A Jewish State – Tamir Sorek
4. Shared Society Trends – Liron Shoham, Inter Agency Task Force on Israeli Arab Issues
5. Government Investment in the Arab Sector – Thair Abu Rass, University of Maryland
3:30-3:45 pm Coffee Break
3:45-5:00 pm: Closing Plenary – all participants
FREE, with RSVP: https://tinyurl.com/AUIsraeliArabsCommunity Partners (in formation): American Jewish Committee, Washington Region; Am Kolel Jewish Renewal Congregation; Gildenhorn Institute for Israel Studies, University of Maryland; Jewish Federation of Greater Washington; New Israel Fund
Lead Support Provided by the Naomi and Nehemiah Cohen Foundation

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