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Politics and Violence in Israel/Palestine: Past, Present and Future

A lecture by Professor Lev Luis Grinberg

Wednesday, September 30, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Lev Luis Grinberg (PhD) is a political economist and sociologist, senior lecturer in the Dept. of Sociology and Anthropology. He is since 2006 the Chair of the Sociology and Anthropology Department, and is the former Director of the Humphrey Institute for Social Research (1998-2003).  His fields of specializations are the history of the Zionist Labor Movement, Israel's political economy, and the sociology of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Among his publications are: (books) - Split Corporatism in Israel (1991), The Histadrut Above all (1993), Introduction to Political Economy (1997), Contested Memory: Myth, Nation and Democracy (2000), Mizrachi Voices (2005), Imagined Peace, Discourse of War (2007); Politics and Violence in Israel/Palestine, Democracy vs. Military Rule (2009) (articles) “Imagined Democracy in Israel”, “The Israeli-Palestinian Peace in the eyes of the ‘Left’”, “A Historical Slip of the Tongue”, "The Unwanted Bride: the Language Misery of the Occupation Resistance", "Israel's Dual Regime Since 1967" and "The Economic Strangling Ring: Three Turning Points in 40 Years of Economic-Military Domination".

Grinberg is also a public intellectual, he founded the Jewish-Arab student movement Campus in 1974 and was the first speaker of the Refusers movement Yesh Gvul in 1982. He was strategic advisor of the Histadrut Chairmen Haim Ramon and Amir Peretz (1994-1997).  Among his most published columns are: “The Arrogance of Occupation”, “Israel’s State Terrorism”, “The Busharon Global War”, “Trapped by the USA”, “Lessons from Israel on Preemptive Wars”, "Symbolic Genocide", "Farewell Party in Gaza" and "Black January".

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Cost : Admission is free, Parking can be purchased at Lot 3

AmyBruinooge, Center for Near Eastern Studies
(310) 825-1181

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies

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