Benny Morris, "A New Look at the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and the Creation of the Palestinian Refugee Problem"

This public lecture, followed by Q&A with the audience, will focus on the history of the 1948 Israeli War of Independence and origins of the Palestinian Refugee problem.

The Jewish Student Union (JSU) at Northern is proud to offer a rare chance for students, faculty, staff and the community at large to learn about the complex history of the Middle East conflict, directly from one of its most widely cited experts.

Benny Morris is an internationally recognized public intellectual and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He has published numerous scholarly books and articles about the history of the Middle East, as well as columns, op-eds and interviews in New York Review of BooksNew York TimesNew Republic, Fathom: For a Deeper Understanding of Israel and the Region, and The Guardian.

Made possible by generous funding from the Student Finance Committee (SFC), in cooperation with the Academic Engagement Network (AEN) and the Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom (CAIF).

Monday, April 8 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Reynolds Recital Hall
Reynolds Recital Hall, Lee Hall Drive and 7th street, Marquette, MI 49855

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Superior Edge, Citizenship, Diversity, Leadership, RealWorld


Free for NMU students with ID, $2 all others.

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Center For Student Enrichment
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Emma Fellows, JSU President

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