Palestinians in Latin America: Between Assimilation and Long-distance Nationalism

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Thursday, 21 November, 2013 - 12:30
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English
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Cecilia Baeza is an Al-Shabaka policy analyst and a lecturer at the Getulio Vargas Foundation in Sao Paulo, Brazil

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"Palestinians in Latin America: Between Assimilation and Long-distance Nationalism" with Dr. Cecilia Baeza, Co-sponsored by the Institute for Palestine Studies. Dr. Baeza sheds light on the unexplored story of this other "Palestinian diaspora". She presents the socio-economic trajectories of these emigrants and their descendants, explores the journey of their identity over generations, and analyzes their relation to the Palestinian cause according to periods and countries of settlement.