[Maynooth] Panel Discussion: Empire & Extra-Territorial Violence in Palestine (NUIM)
The Maynooth University Department of Geography together with the Social Justice Research Cluster presents:
“Empire and Extra-Territorial Violence in Palestine”
– A Panel and Discussion at Maynooth University 13th April 4.15pm, NIRSA Seminar Room, Iontas Building. This is a public event open to All both within and beyond the University. Wine, pizza and refreshments will be provided (including vegetarian and gluten-free options)
As a way for students to mark Israel’s continual War on Gaza and the upcoming US Presidential elections, we will have a panel and discussion comprising of academics, activists and authors, who, through their work and experience, will expose the spaces of colonial violence in Palestine.
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4:15 – 6:15pm.
Opening Address and short screening of Al Jazeera’s ‘Shujayea Massacre At Dawn’
Chaired session with special Guests including:
Prof Ronit Lentin – Israeli- Jewish Author and Activist, TCD Professor of Sociology
Ms Maisam Morr – Survivor of Gaza War, Female Activist, Student (Goldsmith University London) and Founder of Ambassadors for Change, Palestine
Dr John Reynolds – International Public Law Academic and Lawyer with experience working for Human Rights Groups in Palestine, Member of Ireland’s Foreign Affairs Standing Committee on Human Rights
Prof Gerry Kearns – Professor of Human Geography and Author of ‘Geopolitics and Empire’
List of paper presentations include:
‘Law’s Violence: Colonial Control and Exceptional Legalities in Palestine’
Dr John Reynolds, Law.
‘Israel’s war on the Palestinians: Banalization of occupation or routinization of settler colonialism?’
TCD Prof Ronit Lentin, Sociology
‘Life Under Occupation: From Experience to Activism’
Ms Maisam Morr, Gaza Resident.
‘Towards a Geopolitics of Solidarity?’
Prof Gerry Kearns, Geography.
Followed by Q&A and Discussion of upcoming presidential candidates likely foreign policy positions on Israel and Palestine
Drinks in the Roost to follow!
Organised by the Maynooth University Department of Geography together with the Social Justice Research Cluster