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Enrichment: Israel and Palestine: Land and People, Nation and State

Wednesday 25 Sep 2019 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

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Led by Clive Gilbert. The course will investigate the historical phases of the conflict and the opposing claims of both nations to legitimacy. We will discuss he prospects for a just resolution. We will attempt, as dispassionately as possible, to look beneath the surface at both the Israeli and Palestinian narratives, at how they emerged and how they compare to the actual historical record.
No previous knowledge is assumed, but an open mind will be helpful!

Session 3: The Endless Conflict
a. How wars and revolutions resulted in the emergence of modern Israel.
b. How Palestinian identity was transformed
c. What hopes for peace?

Donations at the door welcome! Refreshments provided. For further enquiries please email