No One Is Free Until Everyone Is Free

In the first installation in the 2019 Summer Intern Lecture Series, Sandra Tamari talks about how a focus on universal values of freedom and justice work to embed Palestine into progressive and mainstream discourse.

Syria: Then and Now

Molly Sinclair McCartney shares her photographs from 2010, narrating the pre-war stories of people and places in Syria, including the ancient city of Aleppo, the fabled ruins of Palmyra and the busy markets and monuments of Damascus. She contrasts these with news photographs and news stories of the damage and destruction  done to those same scenes from the ongoing war in Syria.

The Language of Palestinian Tatreez Embroidery

In this presentation Wafa Ghnaim discusses her book, “Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora”, and the importance of this lovely Palestinian art form.

The Economic Plan: Try to Buy the Palestinian People

On Saturday, June 22, the administration of President Donald Trump disclosed details of a proposed economic plan titled, “Peace to Prosperity – The Economic Plan: A New Vision for the Palestinian People.” This plan is the focus of the Bahrain conference on Tuesday and Wednesday.

American Enabling of Israel’s Annexation Addiction

“In a recent interview, the US ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, told the New York Times “Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all” of the Palestinian territory of the West Bank.In a later conference held by the Jerusalem Post in New York, US Special Representative for International Negotiations Jason Greenblatt said, ‘I will let David’s comments stand for themselves. I think he said them elegantly and I support his comments.'”

Why Did the Drums of War Beat?

Beginning with the 1956 war and ending with the Al Aqsa Intifada of 2000, Dr. Jenab Tutunji provides a historical examination of events that looks at Israel’s justifications for war that have impeded peace in the Israel-Palestine conflict.