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Lecture: The Hundred Years Against Palestine

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Date(s) - 02/27/2020
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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James B Angell Hall And Tisch Hall


Free USD
Contact Person:
University of Michigan History Department
(734) 764-6305
University of Michigan History Department

Professor Khalidi will discuss his latest work on the last century of US policy on Palestine and attempts to finalize that history by the proposed “deal of the century.”

Rashid Khalidi is the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University. He received his B.A. from Yale University in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford University in 1974. His latest book is The Hundred Years’ War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017 (2002).

Professor Khalidi’s other works include: Brokers of Deceit: How the US has Undermined Peace in the Middle East (2013); Sowing Crisis: American Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009); The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006); Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America’s Perilous Path in the Middle East (2004); Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1997); Under Siege: PLO Decision-making during the 1982 War (1986); and British Policy towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980). He is the co-editor of Palestine and the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991) and has written over 110 scholarly articles.

Professor Khalidi has written for The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, The Los Angeles Times, The Chicago Tribune, Vanguardia, The London Review of Books, and The Nation. He has been interviewed in Le Monde, Haaretz, Milliyet, al-Quds, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He has been a guest on radio and TV shows including All Things Considered, Talk of the Nation, Morning Edition, The News Hour, The Charlie Rose Show, GPS with Fareed Zakaria, Amanpour on CNN International, and Nightline, and on the BBC, Radio France Inter and France Culture, the CBC, al-Jazeera, al-‘Arabiyya, Russia Today, and the Voice of America.

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