Tomorrow - Thu, Dec 8, 2016

Dr. Hanan Ashrawi

Live from Amherst! "Palestine in Context: The Prospects of Peace," a talk by Hanan Ashrawi

A distinguished Palestinian leader, Hanan Ashrawi is a legislator, activist and scholar who served as a member of the leadership committee and as an official spokesperson of the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace process, beginning with the Madrid Peace Conference of 1991. Making history as the first woman to hold a seat in the Palestine Liberation Organization, she was elected as a member of its executive committee in 2009.

As a civil society activist, she founded the Independent Commission for Human Rights (1994), MIFTAH, the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (1998) and AMAN, the National Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (1999). She serves on the advisory and international boards of several global, regional and local organizations, and she is the recipient of numerous awards from all over the world and several academic accolades, including 11 honorary doctorates from universities in the U.S., Canada, Europe and the Arab world.

The talk is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a Q&A with Ashrawi. View a live stream of the talk online by registering below.

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