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Kelman Seminar: “Connecting with the Enemy: A Century of Palestinian-Israeli Joint Nonviolence”

CGIS South
Belfer Case Study Room, S-020
1730 Cambridge Street
Cambridge, MA
Mon., Mar. 20, 2017, 4 – 5:30 p.m.

Kelman Seminar: “Connecting with the Enemy: A Century of Palestinian-Israeli Joint Nonviolence”

Sheila Katz is author of “Connecting with the Enemy: A Century of Palestinian-Israeli Joint Nonviolence” (University of Texas Press, 2016), the first comprehensive history of grassroots efforts to forge nonviolent alternatives to the lethal collision of these two national movements. Her first book, “Women and Gender in Early Palestinian and Jewish Nationalism” (University Press of Florida, 2003), investigates the origins of this conflict through the transformation of gender and national identities during the first half of the 20th century. Before coming to Berklee, she taught at Harvard for eight years where she organized programs on Middle Eastern women. She has published numerous articles and reviews in places such as Kandiyoti’s, Gendering the Middle East, the Arab Studies Journal, the International Journal of Middle East Studies, and Lilith Magazine, among others. Katz holds a Bachelor of Arts from Brandeis University in fine arts (studio and history) and both a master’s degree and a doctorate from Harvard University in Middle East studies.

Gazette Classification: Humanities, Lecture, Religion
Organization/Sponsor: The Herbert C. Kelman Seminar on International Conflict Analysis and Resolution series is sponsored by the Program on Negotiation, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, and Boston area members of the Alliance for Peacebuilding.
Speaker(s): Sheila Katz, Professor of Middle East History and Contemplative Studies, Berklee College of Music, Boston
Contact Info: Donna Hicks, dhicks@wcfia.harvard.edu
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Date: 
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 16:00