Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

[Dublin] Gaza and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Analysis and Alternatives (Irish School of Ecumenics)

The Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE), Trinity College Dublin would like to invite you to attend a seminar on “Gaza and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Analysis and Alternatives”, which will take place as follows:
Date: Friday 29 August 2014

Time: 2.00 – 6.30 p.m.

Venue: Lecture Room G16, Irish School of Ecumenics-Loyola Inst. Building, Trinity College Dublin.

The seminar, which consists of two successive panels (Israel-Palestine Conflict Analysis, and Alternatives to Aggression and Militarism ) with four speakers on each panel, is in response to the recent Israeli military attack on Gaza. It also provides an opportunity for deeper reflection and discussion about both the sources of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and alternatives to militarised approaches to the conflict.

Please find the programme attached. As places are limited, please confirm attendance by email to: alashqay@tcd.ie, by Tuesday, 26 August.

We look forward to seeing you there.

 

Many thanks,

Seminar organizers:

Iain Atack and Yaser Alashqar,

International Peace Studies Programme,

Irish School of Ecumenics,

Trinity College Dublin.

Time: 2.00- 6.30pm
Location: G16 Conference Room, the Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE), Trinity College Dublin (TCD).
Purpose of the Seminar: to provide an opportunity for deeper analysis and discussion about both the sources of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and alternatives to militarised approaches to the conflict.
Session 1: Israel-Palestine Analysis
2.00pm Welcome and Introductory Remarks (Dr.Iain Atack, ISE/TCD)
“Gaza: A Humanitarian and Political Context” (Dr. Yaser Alashqar, ISE-TCD)
2.15pm “Jewish Religious Zionism and the Settlement Project” (Dr. Carlo Aldrovandi, ISE-TCD)
2.30pm “Israel as a Militarised and Racialised State” (Dr. David Landy, Department of Sociology TCD)
2.45pm “Media Representations of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” (Freda Hughes, Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign)
3.00pm “Obstacles to a Political Settlement: The International Dimension” (Dr. Yaser Alashqar, ISE-TCD)
3.15pm Questions and Discussions
4.00pm Coffee Break
Session 2: Alternatives to Militarism and Aggression
4.30pm “Nonviolent Resistance: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions” (Marie Crawley, the Ireland Palestine Alliance -Sadaka)
4.45pm “Civil Society Mediation: Engaging Armed Political Organizations” (Geoffrey Corry, Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation)
5.00pm “Constituencies for Human Rights in Israel-Palestine: Challenges and Possibilities” (Garry Walsh, Trocaire)
5.15pm “Working for Peace and Justice: Critical Issues for Local O

As places are limited, please confirm attendance by email to: alashqay@tcd.ie, by Tuesday, 26 August.

We look forward to seeing you there.