Editor of Le Monde to speak on Middle East
Posted April 10, 2008; 11:12 p.m.
Sylvain Cypel, editor in chief of Le Monde, France's most influential newspaper, will present a lecture titled "Israel-Palestine: Why Today's Crisis Is Rooted in the Denials of Yesterday" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in 16 Robertson Hall.
Cypel, a veteran journalist who joined Le Monde as editor in chief in 1998, is the author of "Walled: Israeli Society at an Impasse," which looks at the history of thought in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The lecture is sponsored by the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.