Jerusalem Fifty Years On: United or Occupied?

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:45am to 1:15pm

Forum for Scholars and Publics / 011 Old Chem

Event Contact

Eliza Dandridge, eliza.dandridge@duke.edu

Speaker(s): 
Daniel Seidemann

Fifty years since 1967, and the dissonance between official Israel and much of the rest of the world is stark. With the former celebrating the jubilee of "a united Jerusalem," other stakeholders are commemorating fifty years of the occupation of East Jerusalem. What is the state of play in Jerusalem? Is it undivided, occupied - or perhaps both? What is the current trajectory of the conflict in the city, and how does it interface with the broader geopolitical dynamics between Israelis and Palestinians?A light lunch will be served.Cover art: David Reeb.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 11:45am to 1:15pm
Sponsor
Forum for Scholars and Publics
Event Co-Sponsors
Center for Jewish Studies, Duke University Middle East Studies Center, Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI)