Middle East Studies Calendar
Geneva, the Arab Revolutions and the Prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian Peace (Updated 1/16/14)
3:00 pm – 5:15 pm, Thursday, January 16 (2014), Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Prof. Shlomo Ben-Ami will give a lecture beginning at 3:30 pm on "Geneva, the Arab Revolutions and the Prospects of an Israeli-Palestinian Peace". The lecture will be preceded by a reception from 3:00-3:30.
Professor Ben Ami received his PhD at Oxford University and held the Elias Sourasky Chair for Spanish and Latin American Studies at the History Department of Tel Aviv University. He served as Israel's Ambassador in Spain and was appointed Israel's Minister of Public Security in 1999 and Foreign Minister in 2000. He participated with Prime Minister Barak in the Camp David Summit, after which he led the Israeli team in all the different phases of the negotiations with the Palestinians. His latest is book Scars of War, Wounds of Peace. The Arab-Israeli Tragedy. Prof. Ben-Ami serves presently as the vice-president of the Toledo International Center for Peace, of which he is a co-founder.
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