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On the Politics of Law: Collective Action, Justice, and Human Rights among Jews and Arab-Palestinians in Israel

A public talk by Gad Barzilai, Professor of International Studies, Law & Political Science, Jackson School of International Studies; Comparative Law and Society Studies Center; Law, Societies and Justice [LSJ] Program; University of Washington

Monday, April 11, 2011
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bunche Hall 6275
UCLA Campus
Los Angeles, CA

Gad Barzilai is an international expert on comparative politics and law who has also written extensively on Israel in the Middle East context and comparative political context. He is active in international, Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian human rights organizations. Barzilai was the First Founding Director (1999-2002) of the Dan David Prize. During Barzilai’s term, two out of three laureates of the DDP were awarded the Nobel Prize.  His best known works are the award-winning Communities and Law: Politics, and Cultures of Legal Identities, about legal cultures and non- ruling communities (minorities) under state domination and in the midst of globalization and Law and Religion.

Cost : Free and open to the public

Miriam Markus Zacuto

Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies

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