The Madison-Rafah Sister City Project

March 21, 2011
Ziad Abbas at UW-Madison

4 – 5:30 pm
Room 336, Ingraham Hall
UW-Madison [Map]

Ziad Abbas will speak on “Palestine amid the Arab World Uprising: Facts on the Ground and Prospects for the Future”. A Palestinian whose family was uprooted from Zakariah in 1948, Ziad Abbas will discuss his experiences growing up under Israeli Occupation. He will discuss the Palestinian experience both past and present, and examine the impact of the popular uprisings in Egypt, Tunisia, Libya and beyond on the future of the Palestinian people.

Sponsored by the UW Division of International Studies. Co-sponsored by Madison-Rafah Sister City Project.