OLMV - Will and Wael inteview Columbia University's Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Dr. Rashid Khalidi


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Fri, 03/25/2011 - 9:00am to 10:00am
OLMV - Will and Wael inteview Columbia University's Dr. Rashid Khalidi

Live interview and discussion with the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University in New York, Dr. Rashid Khalidi.  We'll be talking about the history of the Palestinian struggle for self-determination and statehood.

Dr. Khalidi received his BA from Yale in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974.  He is editor  of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and was President of the Middle  East Studies Association, and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from  October 1991 until June 1993. He is author of 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 (1996); Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making During the 1982 War (1986); and British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980), and was the co-editor of Palestine and  the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991).

To get a head start on the discussion, check out his June 23, 2007, lecture in Portland, Oregon HERE:

http://www.pdxjustice.org/node/21 or here:



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