The Middle East Center: A New Political Geography for Israel/Palestine? A Southern Perspective. (Yiftachel)

Date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 5:00pm
Event Location: 
Meyerson Hall (School of Design), Room B2, 210 S 34th St.

 


The Middle East Center presents:
 
“A New Political Geography for Israel/Palestine? A Southern Perspective”
 
Dr. Oren Yiftachel, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev

Prof. Yiftachel teaches urban studies and political geography at Ben-Gurion University, Beersheba. His research has focused on critical understandings of the relations between space, power and conflict, with particular attention to ethnic, social and urban aspects of these relations. He published over 100 articles and ten books, including Planning as Control: Policy and Resistance in Divided Societies (Pergamon 1995), Ethnocracy: Land and Identity Politics in Israel/Palestine (UPenn 2006), and Indigenous (in)Justice (co-author, Harvard 2012.