When: Tuesday, November 7, 2023, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PMWhere: Online
Given Israel’s siege and bombardment of Gaza the question of challenging western academic complicity with Israeli institutions that are directly complicit in the crimes of apartheid and genocide is more critical than ever. This talk addresses the importance Palestinians have attached to non-violent forms of solidarity in their struggle for freedom, justice and equality.
Omar Barghouti is a Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Palestinian-led BDS movement for Palestinian rights. He is a co-recipient of the 2017 Gandhi Peace Award. He holds a bachelor's and a master's degrees in Electrical Engineering from Columbia University, NY, and is pursuing a PhD in Philosophy (ethics) at the University of Amsterdam. His commentaries and views have appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, among many others.
One-line bio: Palestinian human rights defender, co-founder of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights.
This event is co-hosted by the International State Crime Initiative (ISCI) and the School of Politics and International Relations (SPIR).