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UChicago Forum: Which Way Forward for Palestinian Liberation?

The Platypus Affiliated Society, The International House Global Voices Lecture Series, and UChicago Students for Justice in Palestine present

Which Way Forward for Palestinian Liberation?
One state or two?
A discussion with Hussein Ibish and Joel Kovel.

Tuesday, February 23 | 7PM
International House | 1414 E. 59th St.

Hussein Ibish is a senior fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine and is the executive director of the Hala Salaam Maksoud Foundation for Arab- American Leadership. From 1998-2004, he was Communications Director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC), the largest Arab-American membership organization in the United States, with which he authored, along with Ali Abunimah, the issue-paper The Palestinian Right of Return. Ibish will discuss his recent book, What's Wrong with the One State Agenda? Why Ending the Occupation and Peace with Israel is Still the Palestinian National Goal.

Joel Kovel is professor emeritus of social studies at Bard College, editor in chief of Capitalism, Nature, Socialism and the author of several books, including White Racism: A Psychohistory, A Complete Guide to Therapy, The Age of Desire: Case Histories of a Radical Psychoanalyst, The Radical Spirit, and The Enemy of Nature: The End of Capitalism or The End of the World. In 1998, he was the Green Party candidate for U.S. Senator from New York. He will be discussing his most recent book, Overcoming Zionism: Creating a Single Democratic State in Israel/Palestine.

Hosted by the University of Chicago Platypus Affiliated Society. Cosponsored by UChicago Students for Justice in Palestine, the International House Global Voices Lecture Series, and the University of Chicago Student Government.

Free and Open to the Public.

RSVP online at the Facebook event.

Persons with disabilities that may need assistance should contact the Office of Programs & External Relations in advance of the program at 773-753-2274.

Background reading:
Ibish A Real Plan to Build Palestine.
Kovel Zionism's Bad Conscience.