Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities
Shedding light on the current realities in Gaza, celebrating the beauty of Gazan culture, and understanding the challenges of everyday life in the Gaza Strip. Registration is now full and CLOSED for this event.
Friday, March 22 | 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Reception: Gazan food
Concert: Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar of DAM
Saturday, March 23 | 9:00 – 5:30 p.m.
“The (De-)Development of Gaza: Economy, Women, and Youth”
“Humanitarian Crisis: Food, Water, and Health”
“In and Out: Gaza and Freedom of Movement”
“Gazans between Fatah & Hamas”
“Gaza and the World: Egypt, Israel, and the United States”
For featured speakers, see here.
Breakfast snacks, coffee, and Gazan lunch provided for registered participants
Sunday, March 24 | 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Gaza On Screen: A full day of screenings featuring the diverse film work that has engaged with the Gaza Strip during the past seventy years.
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SPONSORS: UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies; Duke-UNC Consortium for Middle East Studies
CO-SPONSORS: Arts Everywhere; Carolina Seminar on Middle East Studies; The Curriculum in Global Studies; Center for Global Initiatives; Chancellor’s Global Education Fund; College of Arts & Sciences; Curriculum in Peace, War and Defense; Department of Anthropology; Department of Asian Studies; Department of Geography; Department of History; Department of Music; Department of Political Science; Department of Religious Studies; Department of Sociology; Department of Women's and Gender Studies; Duke-UNC Rotary Peace Center; Eshelman School of Pharmacy; Gillings School of Global Public Health; Honors Carolina; Institute for the Arts and Humanities; School of Education; School of Government; School of Law; School of Medicine; School of Social Work; Triangle Institute for Security Studies; UNC Global; Rotary Club of Hillsborough, NC; Rotary Club of East Chapel Hill, NC; Chapel Hill-Carrboro Sunrise Rotary Club, NC; Rotary Club Portland, OR; Rotary Action Group for Peace; Rotary District 7710; Rotary Club of Raleigh; Rotary Club of Southwest Durham, NC
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