2017 Palestine Symposium
This three-day symposium seeks to examine Palestine and the West: History, Contemporary Realities and Challenges Ahead.
Hosting Australian and international scholars, including: Gideon Levy (Haaretz journalist); Dr Peter Slezak (UNSW); Ben White (author); Samah Sabawi (author & playwright); Maher Mughrabi (journalist); Afif Safieh (diplomat); Dr Ahmad Shboul (Sydney University).
Historical interventions and their impact on Palestinians will set the scene of the theme of this symposium. Experts in the field will examine the impact of these interventions on contemporary realities within the Palestinian territories and among Palestinians wherever they are found. The challenges ahead for Palestinians and the prospects of a just and peaceful resolution will be discussed, as will possible solutions to resolving this core international conflict.