Welcome back to campus, everyone! Whether you’re a frosh or a third year PhD, if you’re interested in getting involved with campus organizing for justice in Palestine and Israeli, check out the events we’re sponsoring and participating in throughout October!
A Forum on Gaza: What Should We Know? (Sponsored by the Peace & Justice Studies Initiative)
Tuesday, September 30
Joel Beinin, the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History at Stanford, and co-edtior (with Frédéric Vairel) ofSocial Movements, Mobilization, and Contestation in the Middle East and North Africa (2nd edition, 2013). He teaches courses on the modern Middle East, including “Palestine and the Arab-Israeli Conflict.
George Bisharat, Professor of Law at UC Hastings, has authored a book and numerous articles about the Middle East and the Arab-Israeli Conflict. He teaches courses on Law in Middle East Societies, Islamic Law, Law and Social Anthropology, and Criminal Procedure.
Atalia Omer, Associate Professor of Religion, Conflict and Peace Studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, is the author of When Peace is Not Enough: How the Israeli Peace Camp Thinks about Religion, Nationalism, and Justice (2013). She has taught Introduction to Peace Studies and other courses.
Palestine 101 || Thursday, Oct.2, 7-9PM | Bechtel International Center
Join us in a student-led teach-in to discuss the origins and current state of the Israel-Palestine conflict and recent events in Gaza.
Just to get a head count, please fill out: Palestine 101 RSVP.
SJP Open Meeting || Monday, Oct.6, 8-9PM || Old Union 220
Join us in our first open meeting of the academic year to learn how you can get involved in Stanford SJP and the growing Palestinian solidarity movement.
Also, if interested and haven’t already, please fill out this interest form to assist SJP in programming for the fall and incorporating new members into the group!