UN (United Nations)
America Recedes from Dominance in Afghanistan and Iraq - Alternet
We Build Your Homes, But Have No Homes Ourselves: Diary of a South African Land Occupation - Newsclick
THE TWELTH NEWSLETTER (2018): GUNS AND BUTTER - Tricontinental
Dossier #3: Syria’s Bloody and Unforgiving War - Tricontinenta
What to Make of the Syrian Conflict? - Newsclick
Columnist Vijay Prashad: Critical of Western reporting from Gaza - Daily Hampshire Gazette
Batılı gazeteciler için Gazze’den haber verme rehberi - BirGÜN
Vijay Prashad is an Indian historian and journalist. Professor of International Studies, he is author of fifteen books, two of them picked by the Village Voice as books of the year, as well as nine edited volumes. He writes regularly for Frontline (India), The Hindu (India), BirGün (Turkey) and Alternet (USA) and appears regularly on The Real News Network and Democracy Now. He is the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books (New Delhi).
He will be speaking on "Crimes of Apartheid: A UN Report on Israel, BDS and the Backlash"
Part of Israeli Apartheid
At Jadaliyya, which is such a fine website, I have an essay on how we understand violence in our times. It is an essay that - in many ways - brings together some of my concerns over the years, of how to write about acts of violence, how media writes about acts of atrocity, how there is a great difference in the treatment of violence done by the 'West' and by the 'East' and so on. This is an essay I neither planned to write nor enjoyed writing. There is something painful in following the lead of two of my gurus in these matters - the Martiniquan
Series: Middle East Initiative Speaker Series
Open to the Public - Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, BL-1
December 6, 2016
A discussion with Karim Makdisi, Associate Professor of International Politics and Director of the Program in Public Policy and International Affairs at the American University of Beirut (AUB) and Research Director of the UN in the Arab World program at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies at Trinity College and Senior Non-Resident Fellow at the Issam Fares
MEET THE AUTHORS
and Vijay Prashad
Friday, 2 December 2016
1:00 - 2:00 PM
United Nations Bookshop,
GA Building, Visitors' Concourse
Karim Makdisi is Associate Professor of International Politics at the American University of Beirut and Research Director of the UN in the Arab World program at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs.
Vijay Prashad is George and Martha Kellner Chair in South Asian History and Professor of International Studies at Trinity College as well as Senior Fellow at the Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and