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The Palestinian Minority in Israel: Between Coexistence and Conflict

Author Dov Waxman examines the status of Israel’s Palestinian minority and current Jewish-Arab relations in the country.

When: Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, 8 p.m.

Where: UCSB, Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: Not available

Categories: Lectures

Description:

One in five citizens of Israel is Palestinian. What does this mean for Israel’s future as a Jewish state and for the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? This talk tackles these crucial questions and examines the status of Israel’s Palestinian minority and current Jewish-Arab relations in the country.
Dov Waxman is the co-author of Israel’s Palestinians: The Conflict Within and the author of The Pursuit of Peace and the Crisis of Israeli Identity: Defending / Defining the Nation. His most recent article, “Ties That Bind: Israel’s Fractious Tribes,” just appeared in World Politics Review. He has been a visiting fellow at the Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies at Bar-Ilan University in Israel and at the Moshe Dayan Center for Middle Eastern and African Studies at Tel Aviv University, Israel. He currently serves as an associate professor of political science at Baruch College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Waxman received his Ph.D. in International Relations from Johns Hopkins University’s School of Advanced International Studies and his B.A. degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University.

Phone: 805-893-2317

Event posted Jan. 29, 2013
Last updated Jan. 30, 2013

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