During 2017-2018, a year abundant with anniversaries related to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Fordham University will host a three-part lecture series with Hussein Ibish and David N. Myers offering “A Different Take on Israel/Palestine: Shared Histories, Divergent Pathways”
• Part One, on September 14, 2017 will focus on the years 1882-1948
• Part Two, on January 25, 2018 will focus on years 1949-1979
• Part Three, on March 20, 2018 will focus on 1979-Present
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D., is a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, and a weekly columnist for The National (UAE) and Now Media, and a monthly contributing writer for The International New York Times. Ibish has made thousands of radio and television appearances and was the Washington, DC Correspondent for the Daily Star (Beirut). Ibish also served as a Senior Fellow at the American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP), and Executive Director of the Hala Salaam Maksoud Foundation for Arab-American Leadership from 2004-2009. From 1998-2004, he was Communications Director for the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee.
Hussein Ibish, Ph.D., is a senior resident scholar at the Arab Gulf States Institute in Washington, and a weekly columnist for The National (UAE) and Now Media, and a monthly contributing writer for The International New York Times.
David N. Myers, Ph.D., is Professor of History, and the Sady and Ludwig Kahn Chair in Jewish History at UCLA, and currently the CEO of the Center for Jewish History in New York. Myers has authored Re-Inventing the Jewish Past: European Jewish Intellectuals and the Zionist Return to History (Oxford: 1995), Resisting History: Historicism and its Discontents in German-Jewish Thought (Princeton, 2003), and Between Jew and Arab: The Lost Voice of Simon Rawidowicz (Brandeis University Press, 2008). He has edited six books, including The Jewish Past Revisited; Enlightenment and Diaspora: The Armenian and Jewish Cases, and Acculturation and its Discontents.