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SOAS, Room G3
Russell Square, London, London
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Nadia Hijab, Al-Shabaka


Talk The London Middle East Institute and the Centre for Palestine Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies are delighted to invite you to a talk by Nadia Hijab, co-founder and Director of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network.

Hijab will address key components of the Palestinian national movement, including questions of Palestinian representation, political goals and strategies. Al-Shabaka www.al-shabaka.org is a think tank established to bring a Palestinian voice to policy debates and to articulate ideas and strategies for self-determination. Al-Shabaka’s work is primarily directed to concerned Palestinians as well as Arab and international policy communities. Hijab is a writer, public speaker and media commentator who also serves as a senior fellow at the Institute for Palestine Studies. Her first book, Womanpower: The Arab debate on women at work was published by Cambridge University Press and she co-authored Citizens Apart: A Portrait of Palestinians in Israel (I.B. Tauris). She served as a senior development officer at the United Nations in New York and consults on human rights, human development, and gender issues. She is a co-founder and former co-chair of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and is on its advisory board.

Organiser: London Middle East Institute and the Centre for Palestine Studies

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