On this panel discussion, chaired by Jon Snow of Channel 4 News, the speakers will discuss aspects of the current situation in Palestine, including: Palestinian domestic politics, Israel’s position, the international dimension of the impasse and the insights into the conflict provided by film-making.
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Please note that the venue for this event has now changed to the Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building.
Speakers: Dr Karma Nabulsi, University of Oxford; Professor Ilan Pappe, University of Exeter; Professor Rosemary Hollis, City University; Peter Kosminsky, Director of ‘The Promise’
Chair: Jon Snow, Channel 4 News
Date: Friday 26 April 2013
Location: Sheikh Zayed Theatre, New Academic Building, LSE
Karma Nabulsi is Lecturer in International Relations at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford and Fellow in Politics at St Edmund Hall
Rosemary Hollis is Professor of Middle East Policy Studies and Director of the Olive Tree Scholarship Programme at City University London. Her research focuses on international political and security issues in the Middle East, particularly European, EU, UK and US relations with the region.
Ilan Pappe is Professor of History, Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies and Co-Director for the Exeter Centre for Ethno-Political Studies at the University of Exeter.
Peter Kosminsky is a British writer, director and producer. He is the director of The Promise, a four episodes television series telling the story of a young woman who goes to Israel and Palestine determined to find out about her soldier grandfather's involvement in the final years of Palestine under the British mandate.
Jon Snow is a British journalist and presenter. He has been the face of Channel 4 News since 1989.