2012 Edward Said Memorial Lecture

“A Deliberate Cruelty: Rendering Gaza Unviable” – Dr. Sara Roy leads the discussion on the economic and social policies that have developed the Gaza Strip and on U.S. foreign aid to the region

Palestinian Politics: Representation and Accountability

Noura Erakat examines the viability and legitimacy of the current Palestinian leadership. This is the final installment of our annual lecture series, a study of the extent to which Palestinian leadership represents Palestinian interests, and how their national objectives are at all manifest.

Negotiating Peace: Motivations, Mechanisms, and Methods

This panel examines the effectiveness of the Palestinian strategy for negotiating a peace. This is the second installment of the 13th annual summer lecture series, a study to the extent to which Palestinian leadership represents Palestinian interests, and how their national objectives are at all manifest.

From Grievance to Action: Mapping Grassroots Movements in Palestine

Phyllis Bennis and Adam Gallagher discuss the ability of grassroots movements to achieve political aims without party politics and their response to political shortcomings. This was the first in our annual Palestine Center Interns Summer Lecture Series entitled, “Reevaluating Palestinian Stakeholder Legitimacy.”