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Current violence and underlying causes: Israel and Palestine

Society and economy

In light of the current violent transformation of Israeli and Palestinian relations, the School of Global Studies is organizing a webinar in the form of a panel discussion. The aim is to discuss, not only the current events, but also the underlying causes and potential consequences.

Webinar
Date
20 May 2021
Time
13:15 - 15:00
Location
Online event on Zoom

Participants
Wassim Ghantous, Research Fellow at the Faculty of Management and Business, Tampere University.
Anders Persson, Senior Lecturer in political science at the Linné University.
Michael Schulz, Associate Professor in peace and development research at the University of Gothenburg.
Helena Lindholm, Professor in peace and development research at the University of Gothenburg.
Good to know
A Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees.
Organizer
School of Global Studies

The panel will discuss:

  • Wassim Ghantous: Transformation in Israeli colonial violence and Palestinian resistance
  • Anders Persson: What is new and unique in the current events and what are the Israeli goals?
  • Michael Schulz: What is Hamas and what does Hamas want?
  • Helena Lindholm: The global response: from the UN Security Council to global solidarity movements

Moderator: Swati Parashar, Associate Professor in peace and development research at the University of Gothenburg.
 
The panel will be followed by a discussion between the panelists, and then a Q & A.

A warm welcome!