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After 'Israeli Apartheid Week', the European Union now funds: Menachem Klein & Mahmoud Yazbak launch one-sided book on 1948 refugees, April 4, 2011



http://www.historyandreconciliation.org/media/pr29march.pdf             


PRESS  INVITATION

Top Scholars Menachem Klein and Mahmoud Yazbak launch 

book on 1948 refugees at the American Colony Hotel on 

Monday, April 4, 2011

The Hague, The Netherlands, March 29, 2011: The Institute for Historical Justice is releasing an exceptional account of Palestinian refugees of 1948, “Zoom In: Palestinian Refugees of 1948,  Remembrances,” in which six Israeli and Palestinian scholars analyze university student comments to archival photographs. This innovative account of Palestinian and Israeli student encounters with their common past takes the reader on a unique visual and historical journey Two of the authors, Menachem Klein and Mahmoud Yazbak, will present “Zoom In, Palestinian Refugees of 1948, Remembrances” on April 4 at 18.30 at the American Colony Hotel, Jerusalem.  Copies of the book will be available at a reduced price. Press is invited to cover the event. Contact: akiebert@ihjr.org


This project is funded by the European Union.

A project implemented by the Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation

Laan van Meerdervoort 70

The Hague, The Netherlands

Tel: + 31 (0) 70 361 5530

Fax:+ 31 (0) 70 361 7792

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http://www.iss.nl/News/Events/The-Institute-for-Historical-Justice-and-Reconciliation-IHJR-on-Palestinian-refugees-of-1948

 

The Institute for Historical Justice and Reconciliation (IHJR) on Palestinian refugees of 1948

About IHJR

The IHJR seeks to address unresolved historical injustices that underline ethnic and nationalist conflicts. The aim is to promote understanding by developing joint projects of historical and sociological research on different perspectives of contentious historical events among divided societies.

To know more, visit IHJR website: http://www.historyandreconciliation.org/.

The Event

After the Israeli Apartheid Week 2011 in which ISS took active part with a series of lectures and other events, a project aiming at undertaking a cultural reconciliation in Israel Palestine will be presented.

The Institute for Historical Justice will introduce and discuss an exceptional account of Palestinian refugees of 1948, “Zoom In: Palestinian Refugees of 1948, Remembrances,” in which six Israeli and Palestinian scholars analyze university student comments to archival photographs. This innovative account of Palestinian and Israeli students encounters with their common past takes the reader on a unique visual and historical journey.

“Zoom in” touches upon topics such as the Nakba, loss of homeland, internally displaced people, remembrances, collective identity, victimization from historical, sociological and anthropological perspectives.

Speakers:

Dr. Ihab Saloul, one of the co-authors of the publication “Zoom In: Palestinian Refugees of 1948, Remembrances” and Lecturer in Comparative Literature and Media Studies at Maastricht University

Catherine Cissé-van den Muijsenbergh, Executive Director of the IHJR,

Event Details:
Date:
11 Apr 2011 16:15 hrs until 18:00 hrs

Location:

Aula A

How to get to ISS


Contact:
Linda Germanis (bb1394[at]iss.nl)
Page last updated: 31/03/2011


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