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

March 7, 2024
5:30pm - 7pm
Integrated Science Center (ISC), Room 1221
540 Landrum 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.

The Politics of Zionism: Conflict & Reconciliation

Arnon Degani is a Fellow at Molad – Center for the Renewal of Israeli Democracy, specializing in the history of Zionism, Palestinian nationalism, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He recently released the Hebrew podcast series "Hesket Oslo," examining the Oslo Accords, and is currently working on the English adaptation, "Still Processing." His doctoral research focused on the integration of Palestinian Arabs into Israeli society from 1948 to 1967, as revealed through daily encounters with Israeli officials, and his upcoming manuscript titled "Our Arabs" explores this topic in depth. He is contributor to the scholarly and intellectual debate on if and how the settler-colonialism comparative framework benefits the study of Israel and Palestine. Arnon has taught courses in Middle East Studies, Jewish studies, and global histories of colonialism and settler colonialism.

He is based in Philadelphia during the 2023-24 academic year.

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