The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

Wed Mar 04 2020 @ 5:0


The Hundred Years' War on Palestine

A gathering of known anti-Israel academics:

March 4
Join us on March 4th for a celebration of The Hundred Years' War on Palestine by Rashid Khalidi

The celebration will include a panel discussion with Manan Ahmed (History, Columbia), Gil Hochberg (MESAAS, Columbia) and Rosie Bsheer (History, Harvard), followed by remarks by Rashid Khalidi. We will conclude with a Q&A session. Nadia Abu El-Haj (Anthropology, Columbia and Barnard) will chair the event.

Registration is not needed, and seating will be first come, first seated.

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About the Author
Rashid Khalidi is the author of Palestinian Identity, Brokers of Deceit, and The Iron Cage, among others. His writing has appeared in the New York Times, Boston Globe, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and many other journals. He is the Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University in New York and editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies.

Rosie Bsheer is Assistant Professor of History at Harvard University. She has been published in journals including International Journal of Middle East Studies and Past and Present, and has co-edited The Dawn of the Arab Uprisings: End of An Old Order? with Bassam Haddad and Ziad Abu-Rish. She is currently writing a book provisionally titled Archive Wars: Spectacle, Speculation, and the Politics of History in Saudi Arabia.

Manan Ahmed is Associate Professor in the Department of History at Columbia University. He is the author of A Book of Conquest: The Chachnama and the Origins of Islam in South Asia, and the forthcoming book The Loss of Hindustan: Tarikh-i Firishta and the Work of History, among other publications.

Gil Hochberg is Ransford Professor of Hebrew and Comparative Literature, and Middle East Studies at Columbia University. She is the author of In Spite of Partition: Jews, Arabs, and the Limits of Separatist Imagination; and, most recently, Visual Occupations: Vision and Visibility in a Conflict Zone, among other published works.

Nadia Abu El-Haj is Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Barnard College and at Columbia University. She is the author of two books, Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society, and The Genealogical Science: The Search for Jewish Origins and the Politics of Epistemology, among other published works. Her forthcoming book is provisionally titled Soldier Trauma, The Obligations of Citizenship, and the Forever Wars.

Presented by The Heyman Center for the Humanities, the Center for Palestine Studies, the Department of History at Columbia and the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy.

The New Books in Arts & Science Series is a collaborative series run by the Heyman Center for the Humanities, ISERP, and the Divisional Deans of Arts and Sciences.

Wednesday, March 4th
6:15 PM
IAB 1501
The Kellogg Center
School of International and Public Affairs
420 West 118th St., Room 1513
New York, NY 10027