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Rashid Khalidi: Brokers of Deceit

When: Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Where: Harvard Kennedy School, Weil Hall • 79 JFK St. • Harvard Sq T • Cambridge

Middle East Initiative Speaker Series
Open to the Public  

Description:

A conversation with Rashid Khalidi, Edward Said Professor of Modern Arab Studies at Columbia University. The discussion will focus on his new book, Brokers of Deceit: How the U.S. Has Undermined Peace in the Middle East.

Followed by at book signing at 7:30pm at the Harvard COOP, 1400 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Rashid Khalidi received his BA from Yale in 1970, and his D.Phil. from Oxford in 1974. He 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); British Policy Towards Syria and Palestine, 1906-1914(1980); and co-editor of Palestine and the Gulf (1982) and The Origins of Arab Nationalism (1991)

Contact:

Middle East Initiative
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
John F Kennedy School of Government
79 John F. Kennedy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138
Email: middle_east_initiative@hks.harvard.edu
Phone: (617) 495-5963

Fax: (617) 496-9688 

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