Middle East Experts Discuss Future of Israel and Palestine at University of Arkansas
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Two noted experts on the Palestinian and Israeli conflict will lead a roundtable discussion at the University of Arkansas from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, in Room 105 of Kimpel Hall. Roane Carey and Yoram Meital will discuss “Palestine/Israel After Gaza: Futility or Hope?” The event is sponsored by the King Fahd Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. It is free and open to the public.
Roane Carey is managing editor of The Nation, co-editor of The Other Israel (2004) and editor of The New Intifada (2001). Carey was resident scholar this spring at Ben-Gurion University in Israel. He traveled to Gaza in June with a group led by Code Pink: Women for Peace, the U.S.-based anti-war and social justice organization.
Yoram Meital is professor of Middle Eastern studies and director of the Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and diplomacy at Ben-Gurion University, Israel. He is author of Peace in Tatters (2006) and Egypt’s Struggle for Peace (1997). He is currently resident scholar at Northeastern University in Boston.
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