The Palestinian Unity
TOWN HALL CONFERENCE
with Dr. Rashid
Monday, March 26 at 8pm ET/7pm CT/6 pm MT/5pm
Please join Dr. Rashid Khalidi,
the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at the Middle East
Institute of Columbia University, who will discuss why he
believes that the U.S. should strongly support the new unity
government and encourage immediate direct Israeli-Palestinian
and Israeli-Syrian final status peace talks. This call is part
of Brit Tzedek’s "Let's Talk" Town Hall conference call
series, and we are honored to have world-renowned historian Dr.
Khalidi with us.
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U.S. and Israel Disagree on Palestinian
Contacts, by Isabel Kershner, New York Times, March
Judged By Its Actions, Haaretz
Editorial, March 19, 2007
Israelis favor talks with new PA gov't, by
Herb Keinon and AP, Jerusalem Post, March 19, 2007
Dr. Rashid Khalidi is the
Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at the Middle East
Institute of Columbia University in New York City. From
1987 to 2003, he was a professor of Middle East History and
Director of the Center for International Studies at the
University of Chicago. He has also held teaching positions
at the Lebanese University, American University of Beirut, and
He is the author of many scholarly articles and books on
various aspects of Middle East history and politics. His book,
Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National
Consciousness, won the Middle East Studies
Association’s prize for best book in 1997. His most
recent book, The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian
Struggle for Statehood (2006) is a comprehensive account of
the Palestinian quest for statehood since the days of the
Dr. Khalidi formerly served as president of the Middle East
Studies Association and the American Task Force on
Palestine. He is currently the editor of the Journal on
Palestine Studies. He received a B.A. in History from Yale
University in 1970 and a Ph.D. in Modern History from Oxford
University in 1974.
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