Making Sense of Palestine Today: A Panel (Part 3)

Date
Thu June 3rd 2021, 12:00 - 1:30pm
Event Sponsor
Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies, Department of Religious Studies, History Department, Department of Anthropology, The Markaz
Location
VIRTUAL ZOOM WEBINAR (PACIFIC TIME)
Admission Information
Making Sense of Palestine Today: A Panel (Part 3)

This panel is Part 3 of a series of three panels.

“Making Sense of Palestine Today: a Panel.” Shira Robinson, Karam Dana, Dana El Kurd, Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins , Muna Dajani and Basma Fahoum will discuss recent events in Palestine across three sessions: Wednesday, May 26 at 4:00pm (Pacific), Wednesday June 2 at 12:00pm (Pacific), and Thursday, June 3 at 12:00pm (Pacific).

Muna Dajani holds an MSc in International Development and Environment from the University of Manchester and a BSc in Civil Engineering from Birzeit University in Palestine. For over 9 years, Muna has worked in the fields of environment and development in Palestine, working with grassroots initiatives, NGOs, universities and governmental bodies on social and environmental assessments, hydropolitics, advocacy and community participation. She is a policy member at Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network and has contributed to a number of research projects including 'The Hydro-political Baseline of the Upper Jordan River', and 'Transboundary Climate Security: Climate Vulnerability and Rural Livelihoods in the Jordan River Basin'.

Basma Fahoum is a PhD candidate in History at Stanford. She holds an MA in culture research from Tel Aviv University.  She is currently working on the history of tobacco cultivation in Palestine in the late Ottoman and British Mandatory periods, as well as in Israel.  She is also interested in the history of capitalism, and in histories of informal/illegal economic activities.

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