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UL History lecturer to speak at Jerusalem conference in November

Dr Roberto Mazza (Department of History, University of Limerick) co-organised and will speak at the conference ‘100 Years after … The British Legacy in Palestine: Balfour and Beyond’, at the American Colony Hotel, East Jerusalem on 2nd November 2017.

On the centenary of the actual date of that fated letter which redirected the history of the region, this mini-conference will subject it to intense scrutiny.  Keynote from Avi Shlaim (Oxford University) and two roundtables with speakers:

  • Rema Hammami (Birzeit),
  • Steven Wagner (Brunel),
  • Salim Tamari (Institute of Palestine Studies),
  • Roberto Mazza (Limerick),
  • Raja Shehadeh (independent writer),
  • Rana Barakat (Birzeit),
  • Jacob Norris (Sussex)
  • Lauren Banko (Manchester).

The event is free but registration is required at:

Further details:

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