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The 2010 Edward Said Memorial Lecture  

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Oct 7, 2010   12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

The 2010 Edward Said Memorial Lecture

"The Palestine Question and the U.S. Public Sphere"


Dr. Rashid Khalidi
Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University

Thursday 7 October 2010
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
The Palestine Center

Rashid Khalidi
is the Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies at Columbia University.  He received his BA from Yale in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974.  He is editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and was President of the Middle East Studies Association, and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from  October 1991 until June 1993. He is author of Sowing Crisis: American  Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009); The Iron Cage:  The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006); Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in  the Middle East (2004); Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1996); Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making  During the 1982 War (1986); and British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980), and was the co-editor of Palestine and  the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991).

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