Jerusalem: Occupied or Unified?

The Institute of International Relations would like to bring to your attention a seminar - Jerusalem: Occupied or Unified?

Taking place on:

Monday October 16th
6 PM – 8:30 PM, Room 200
Nám. Jana Palacha 1/2, 116 38 Staré Město
Faculty of Arts, Charles University


Key Notes:

Yonathan Mizrachi: UNESCO vs. Israeli Policy in Jerusalem

Ronnie Barkan: Microcosm of Apartheid

Facilitator: Jonathan Stein


1. Yonathan Mizrachi, is an archeologist and executive director of Emek Shaveh, an Israeli NGO working to prevent the political use of archaeology in Jerusalem and the West Bank. Emek Shaveh believe that Jerusalem's ancient sites are public assets that belong to members of all communities, faiths and peoples and are deeply concerned by how these sites have become highly politicized and placed in the frontline of the attempt to prevent a political compromise for Jerusalem. Interview with Mr. Mizrachi. Interview with Mr. Mizrachi.

2. Ronnie Barkan, is a math teacher and longtime Jewish Israeli activist, co-founder of Boycott from Within. Boycott from Within members are as they say “Palestinians, Jews, citizens of Israel, who join the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS)”, a movement that “works to end international support for Israel's oppression of Palestinians and pressure Israel to comply with international law”. The BDS campaign is inspired by the campaign that helped to end apartheid in South Africa. Reportage featuring Mr. Barkan.

Jonathan Stein is a journalist and Managing Editor at Project Syndicate


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The student organization POLIS in cooperation with the Embassy of the State of Palestine.