05 May
2021
Type of event: 
The Political Implications of the 2021 Elections for Palestinian National Aspirations
Organizing office: 
Institute for Palestine Studies
In partnership with: 
Arab Center Washington DC
Date: 
Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Language: 
English
Location: 
Online
Venue: 
Zoom
Event Theme: 
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About the event: 

AT 10 AM EST / 5 PM PALESTINE

Organized by the Institute for Palestine Studies and Arab Center Washington DC this webinar will focus attention on the implications of the 2021 Palestinian elections. Speakers will discuss the impact of the elections on Palestinian rights and aspirations, the dynamics of current intra-Palestinian political divisions and paralysis, the path to national reconciliation, internal Palestinian views of the potential outcome, international perspectives and expectations, and ramifications for the prospects of a negotiated peace agreement and a Palestinian state.

About the speakers: 

Adnan Abu Amer is Head of the Political Science Department, University of the Ummah in Gaza

Tahreer Araj is Executive Director, Miftah – The Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy

Salem Barahmeh is Executive Director, Palestine Institute for Public Diplomacy

Ayah Omran Randall is Assistant Professor, Doha Institute for Graduate Studies

Leila Farsakh – Moderator is Associate Professor, University of Massachusetts Boston

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