Starr Forum: The Endless Present

February 19, 2009 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
32 Vassar Street, Cambridge

On February 19, Israeli architect Eyal Weizman will present a public talk on the "architecture of occupation" in Israel Palestine. Weizman has taught, lectured, curated and organized conferences in many institutions worldwide. His books include Hollow Land, A Civilian Occupation, the series Territories 1, 2, and 3, Yellow Rhythms and many articles in journals, magazines and edited books. He became a member of B'Tselem's managing board in 2008.

Joining the discussion as commentator is Salim Tamari. Tamari is director of the Institute of Jerusalem Studies and a professor of sociology at Birzeit University. He edits Hawliyyat al Quds and Jerusalem Quarterly and is the author of several works on urban culture, political sociology, biography and social history, and the social history of the Eastern Mediterranean.

Along with the Center for International Studies this event was co-sponsored by Aga Khan Program for Islamic ArchitectureBustani Lecture Series and Jerusalem 2050. 

Free & open to the public | Refreshments served