Minorities, Rights & the State

Minorities, Rights & the State

27 February 2010
University of Guelph
MacDonald Stewart Hall
(School of Hospitality and Tourism Management)

The preliminary conference schedule is now available:

Final Conference Schedule (PDF)

Conference Travel Information (PDF)

Guelph Campus Map (PDF)

Plenary Speaker: Rashid Khalidi (Edward Said Professor of Arab Studies, Columbia University)

“The History of the 20th Century Viewed from the Middle East.”

Professor Khalidi is editor of the Journal of Palestine Studies, and was President of the Middle East Studies Association, and an advisor to the Palestinian delegation to the Madrid and Washington Arab-Israeli peace negotiations from  October 1991 until June 1993. He is author of Sowing Crisis: American Dominance and the Cold War in the Middle East (2009); The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood (2006); Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America’s Perilous Path in  the Middle East (2004); Palestinian Identity: The Construction of Modern National Consciousness (1996); Under Siege: PLO Decision-Making  During the 1982 War (1986); and British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914 (1980), and was the co-editor of Palestine and the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991).