[PAST EVENT] Scholarly Perspectives: Spring 2024 Speaker Series on the Middle East - Lina Kassem

February 20, 2024
3:30pm - 4:50pm
Tucker Hall, 127A
350 James Blair Dr
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
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This Spring Semester series sets in motion informed conversations among William & Mary students, faculty, and staff about Gaza, Israel, Palestine and the wider Middle East.

Initiated by a faculty consortium of members from Anthropology, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Global Studies, Government, Judaic Studies, and International Relations, the series is supported by the Reves Center for International Studies and Arts & Sciences.

The consortium invites William & Mary faculty interested in inviting speakers or moderating panels on this topic in Fall 2024 to contact the Reves Center at [[international]]. View full Spring 2024 series schedule.

Unraveling the Historical Landscape of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Lina M. Kassem is a visiting assistant professor of politics. Her primary research interests are Gender and Law, Islamic Feminism, Human Rights, and Middle East Politics, with a special focus on issues of sub-national identities. She has recently published a chapter on nationalism in Introducing Global Issues. Before joining William and Mary, she taught at the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh. She has also taught at Qatar University, Zayed University (UAE), and Wilmington College in the United States. She received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Cincinnati.

Sponsored by: Reves Center for International Studies and Arts & Sciences