The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

April 5-7, 2009
Israel-Palestine from Bush to Obama: Health, Human Rights and Foreign Policy

The University of Wisconsin – Madison Middle East Studies Program April Lecture Series
Prof. Noam Chomsky; Dr. Rita Giacaman; Dr. Graham Watt

Sunday, 5 April 2009
Rita Giacaman; Bir Zeit University, Ramallah, West Bank

“Health Conditions & Medical Services under Siege, 2006-2009”
First Unitarian Society of Madison; 900 University Bay Drive; 1:30-3:30pm

Monday, 6 April 2009
Graham Watt; University of Glasgow, Scotland

“Human Rights, Dignity & Medical Aid for Palestine (MAP)”
Room 206, Ingraham Hall, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1155 Observatory Drive; 3:30-5:30pm

Monday, 6 April 2009
Panel Discussion Sponsored by Edgewood College
Graham Watt, Rita Giacaman & Noam Chomsky

“‘Balance’ and Intimidation: Silencing Debate on Palestine – the Lancet, March 2009 & other case studies”
Anderson Auditorium, Edgewood College; 1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711; 7:30pm

Tuesday, 7 April 2009
Noam Chomsky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“Assessing the role of US Foreign Policy, Israeli Security, & Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories”
Orpheum Theater, 216 State Stree,; 7:30pm Tickets Required*

    *Tickets for Chomsky lecture: $10.00 per person; limit 4 per person. Tickets are available at:
    1. Orpheum Theater, 216 State Street; (608) 255-8755;
    2. Lakeside Printing Coop; 1334 Williamson St. (608) 255-1800;
    3. Rainbow Bookstore, 426 W. Gilman Street;
    4. Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice; 122 State Street, #402; (608) 250-9240;

Co-Sponsors & Supporters

American Jews for a Just Peace
Association of Hispanic, Asian & Native American pre-med students
Campus Anti-War Network
Colombia Support Network
Dane County United Nations Association
Edgewood College Student Peace Group
Edgewood College
Geoff and Reihana Robinson
Harvey Goldberg Center for the Study of Contemporary History
Haymarket Books
International Socialist Organization
Israeli Committee against House Demolitions-USA
Joe Deane
Madison Area Peace Coalition
Madison-Rafah Sister City Project
Multicultural Students Organization
Persian Students Organization
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Playgrounds for Palestine
Rainbow Bookstore Cooperative
Students for Justice for Palestine
The Madison Institute
The Progressive Magazine
UW Center for East Asian Studies
UW Center for Global Health
UW Comparative Literature Graduate Student Association
UW Department of Comparative Literature
UW Distinguished Lecture Series
UW Havens Center
UW Middle East Studies Program
UW Population Health Studies
Wisconsin Network for Peace & Justice
WORT 89.9FM Community Radio