Starr Forum: Why History Matters: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

February 22, 2010 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
25 Ames Street, Cambridge

Victor Kattan will speak on his book "From Coexistence to Conquest" Kattan is the author of more than half a dozen scholarly articles on the Arab-Israeli conflict in international law journals. His book "From Coexistence to Conquest: International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict" was published in June 2009 by Pluto Books. Currently, Kattan is a teaching fellow at the Center for International Studies and Diplomacy at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Some of his previous posts include: research fellow in public international law at British Institute of International and Comparative Law;director and journalist with the London based media watchdog Arab Media Watch; and UN Development Programme TOKTEN consultant in Occupied Palestinian Territories. Noam Chomsky will introduce Victor Kattan. 

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