Imagining a Future for Israeli Society: Paths for Jewish-Palestinian Coexistence

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Thursday, November 16th, 2017

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Thursday, November 16, 20175:00PM - 7:00PMThe Vivian and David Campbell Conference Facility, 1 Devonshire Place (Devonshire Pl. & Hoskin Ave.)
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Can Israel be Jewish-democratic and at the same time equal and inclusive to all its citizens?
Is there a potential for genuine partnership between Israeli Jews and Palestinians citizens of Israel?
Can such partnership challenge Jewish hegemony in Israeli politics? And how does this relate to the fate of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict?

Speaker Information:

Sayed Kashua is a Palestinian citizen of Israel, author, and journalist born in Tira, Israel, known for his books and humorous columns in Hebrew. Kashua is the author of three novels: Dancing Arabs, Let it Be Morning, and Second Person Singular. He is the writer and creator of the hit Israeli TV show “Arab Labor”, and is the focus of the documentary Forever Scared. His novel Dancing Arabs has been made into a feature film, and premiered in 2014 at the Telluride Film Festival. Kashua is the winner of many awards, including the prestigious Berstein Prize.

Aviad Rubin (PhD, McGill University) is the Israel Institute Visiting Faculty in the Department of Political Science at University of Toronto. He is a senior Lecturer (US Associate Professor) in the School of Political Science, University of Haifa, Israel, where he specializes in the intersection between the politics of identity and regime theory. His forthcoming book explores the influence of the state-religion relationship in Israel and Turkey on democratic performance in both states.


Speakers

Sayed Kashua
Speaker
Palestinian-Israeli Writer, University of Illinois – UC

Aviad Rubin, Ph.D. McGill University
Speaker
Israel Institute Visiting Faculty, Department of Political Science, University of Toronto

Emanuel Adler
Chair
Andrea and Charles Bronfman Chair of Israeli Studies and Professor of Political Science, University of Toronto



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