The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A One-Day Student Seminar to Explore the Issues
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains one of the most prominent issues in world politics today making it an appropriate topic for deep discussion. A one-day seminar will be held at the University of Lodz on Monday, March 31, 2003, to examine the history and contemporary issues of the conflict. An opening lecture will cover the history and historical background of the conflict from its earliest origins to the present day. Students are invited to present papers on detailed aspects of the conflict. Papers from a variety disciplines including but not limited to Politics, International Relations, History, Sociology, Media Studies, Linguistics, Religion, and other disciplines are welcome. Papers on topics including but not limited to: media coverage of the events in the Middle East, Terrorism, Jewish Settlers, Arab-Israeli Wars, Palestinian Refugees, Specific issues of Middle East Politics, the role of the United States, UN, Arab Nations, the EU or other members of the World Community in the conflict and conflict resolution, and proposals for peace are all welcome.
The Seminar will be conducted in English.
Students wishing to present a paper at the seminar are invited to submit a one-page paper proposal along with a CV and a cover sheet with the applicant’s name, address, telephone number and email address, home University, Faculty, and Department. Proposals are due by December 15, 2002, and should be sent to:
Department of American Studies and Mass Media
University of Lodz
90-127 Lodz, Poland
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