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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
December 7, 2016
Canadian Excellence


Global Studies

Is Israel an Apartheid State?

Nov 7/13

Date: Nov 7/13
Time: 16:30 - 18:30
Location: Seminary, Room S101
Cost: Free

Dr. Rhoda Howard-Hassmann, Canada Research Chair in International Human Rights, presents a talk:

"Is Israel an Apartheid State?"

Presented by:

Dr. Jasmin Habib, Associate Professor, University of Waterloo
Dr. Yehonatan Alsheh, Postdoctoral Fellow, Balsillie School of International Affairs

Moderator: Dr. Rhoda Howard-Hassmann


Jasmin Habib is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo. She is an expert on diaspora and refugee identities, their political formations and engagements with their "homelands". Her current research, entitled "Critical Distance", focuses on emigre Israelis and their relaitonship to the Israel/Palestine conflict.

Yehonatan Alsheh is a postdoctoral fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) under the supervision of Dr. Rhoda e. Howard-Hassmann. Recently he has been conducting research on the drafting of of the UN Apartheid Convention. He is also studying genocidal anxieties among white farming communities in South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Contact: Mayura Stratopoulos
Phone: 3185

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