The Nationalist-Islamist Split among Palestinians and its Impact on Palestinian-Israeli Relations
Workshop on Arab Political Development
Kahill Shikaki, Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research
Date/Time: 11/15/11 at 4:30 pm - 11/15/11 at 6:00 pm
Khalil Shikaki, professor of political science and director of the Ramallah-based Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, will speak on âThe Nationalist-Islamist Split among Palestinians and Its Impact on Palestinian-Israeli Relations,â? on Tuesday, November 15, at 4:30 p.m. in Room 1, Robertson Hall, at Princeton University. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented by the Workshop on Arab Political Development.
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Shikaki has been a senior fellow at the Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University since 2005, and has taught at several universities, including al-Najah National University, the University of Wisconsin, and the University of South Florida. He has conducted more than 150 polls among Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since 1993, and since 2000, more than 30 joint surveys of Palestinian and Israeli attitudes with Yaacov Shamir from Hebrew University in Tel Aviv. A prolific author, Shikakiâs most recent book, coauthored with Shamir, is Public Opinion in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: The Public Imperative during the Second Intifada (2010).
Amaney Jamal, associate professor of politics, is the director of the Workshop on Arab Political Development. The lecture is cosponsored with the Institute for the Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia; and the Department and Program in Near Eastern Studies.