February 12, 2007

2006 Nobel Peace Prize nominee to speak At Case

The Hallinan Project for Peace and Social Justice at Case Western Reserve University will present "Israel/Palestine: At the Brink of Apartheid"—a free public talk by 2006 Nobel Peace Prize nominee Jeff Halper at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, February 19 in Room 309, Clark Hall, 11130 Bellflower Road.

Halper is the coordinating director of the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions. He is an Israeli-American peace activist, professor of anthropology at Ben-Gurion University, author and internationally acclaimed speaker. The third edition of his popular book, "Obstacles to Peace: A Reframing of the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict" was released in 2005.

In a related event, sponsored by the Hallinan Project, Felicity Heathcote, author of The Resting Place of the Moon, will speak during a tea on Sunday, February 18, in Room 100 Mather House, 11201 Euclid Avenue on the Case campus.

For further information, contact Alice Bach, the Hallinan Professor of Religious Studies, at alice.bach@case.edu.

Posted by: Heidi Cool, February 12, 2007 02:29 PM | News Topics: College of Arts and Sciences, HeadlinesMain, Provost Initiatives

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