Dr. Hanan Ashrawi - "Power Politics and the Travesty of Peace"
Dr. Hanan Ashrawi is a distinguished Palestinian leader, legislator, activist, and scholar who served as a member of the Leadership Committee and as official spokesperson of the Palestinian delegation to the Middle East peace process. She was elected to the Palestinian Legislative Council as the first woman to hold a seat in the highest executive body in Palestine, and was elected as member of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in 2009. She is the recipient of numerous awards and the author of several books, articles, poems and short stories on Palestinian politics, culture and literature, including This Side of Peace (Simon & Schuster, 1995).
Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 5:30pm
Cushing Hall, 001 Auditorium
Cushing Hall, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467