[Belfast] Israel & Palestine: What Now? with Avi Shlaim (Irish Pages & Imagine!)
The Irish Pages conversation
Israel & Palestine: What Now?
scholar and writer
in conversation with
Wednesday, 16 March 2016 at 7.30 pm
Conor Lecture Theatre, Ulster University Belfast Campus, York Street, Belfast
Free Event (BOOKING REQUIRED – click here)
Imagine Festival of Ideas & Politics (www.imaginebelfast.com)
One of the foremost historians of the Arab-Israeli conflict, Professor Avi Shlaim is an Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College and Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the University of Oxford. His books include Collusion across the Jordan: King Abdullah, the Zionist Movement, and the Partition of Palestine (1988); The Politics of Partition (1990 and 1998); War and Peace in the Middle East: A Concise History (1995); The Iron Wall: Israel and the Arab World (2000, revised and expanded, 2014); Lion of Jordan: The Life of King Hussein in War and Peace (2007), and Israel and Palestine: Reappraisals, Revisions, Refutations (2009).
Poet and essayist Chris Agee is the Editor of Irish Pages: A Journal of Contemporary Poetry, based in Belfast. His third collection of poems, Next to Nothing (2009), was shortlisted for the Ted Hughes Award for New Work in Poetry, organized by the Poetry Society in London. He is currently preparing the journal’s forthcoming issue, “Israel, Islam & The West” (Vol 9, No 2), due out in May 2016.
Organised by IRISH PAGES and the Imagine Festival of Ideas & Politics