SOAS University of London

Centre for Palestine Studies

The Palestinian Right of Return: The 72nd Anniversary of UNGA Resolution 194

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IMG - CPS Poster 12 Dec 2020
Various Speakers

Date: 12 December 2020Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 12 December 2020Time: 7:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Webinar

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The Centre for Palestine Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Arab-American Educational Foundation Center for Arab Studies, University of Houston and The Institute of Law, Birzeit University Cordially invite you to: The Palestinian Right of Return: The 72nd Anniversary of UNGA Resolution 194

Conference Programme:


Session I: 1:00pm-2:45pm


Opening remarks

  • Nimer Sultany, SOAS 
  • Karma Nabulsi, University of Oxford


Past and Present, Origins and Context

  • Abdel Razzaq Takriti, University of Houston, The Right of Return as Anti-Colonial Liberation 
  • Ussama Makdisi, Rice University, British policy, prevarication, and path to the Nakba
  • Anne Irfan, University of Oxford, Palestinian Refugees and the UNRWA Regime  
  • Moderator: Nimer Sultany, SOAS


Session II: 3:00pm-4:45pm


Between Law and Politics: Return and Continued Displacement

  • Ardi Imseis, Queen's University, UNGA Resolution 194(III) and the Right of Return in International Law
  • Nimer Sultany, SOAS, Internal Colonialism and Internal Displacement  
  • Sahar Francis, Addameer, Ongoing  Displacement in Jerusalem
  • Gilbert Achcar, SOAS, The Right of Return between Fantasy and Reality  
  • Moderator: Reem Botmeh, The Institute of Law, Birzeit University


Session III: 5:00pm-6:45pm


Activism, Agency, Return

  • Mezna Qato, University of Cambridge, Chalkboard Palestine: Schooling, Education and Return 
  • Mayssoun Sukariah, King's College London, The Right of Return and the pitfalls of Contrarian Research    
  • Rafeef Ziadah, SOAS, Organizing for the Right of Return
  • Akram Salhab, Migrants Organise (London), Countering the Erasure of the Nakba, Recentering Palestinian Rights
  • Moderator: Dina Matar, SOAS


Closing Remarks  6:45pm-7:00pm

Podcasts

Session 1

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The Palestinian Right of Return: The 72nd Anniversary of UNGA Resolution 194 - Session 1

Session 2

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The Palestinian Right of Return: The 72nd Anniversary of UNGA Resolution 194 - Session 2

Session 3

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The Palestinian Right of Return: The 72nd Anniversary of UNGA Resolution 194 - Session 3

Registration

This webinar will take place online. Please register for each session at the links below.

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Contact email: ns30@soas.ac.uk