Panel Discussion: “Feminism in Shadow of Conflict: Shaping visions and building movements for just peace” on April 10th

The Center for Middle East Studies, the Women’s Studies Research Center, and Student for Justice for Palestine are sponsoring a panel on Feminism and Conflict on April 10th at 12:30pm in Bascom 260, UW-Madison. The Panel will feature:

Speakers:

Lin Chalozin-Dovrat teaches political science at Sapir College in Sderot and studies for a PhD in linguistics at Tel Aviv University. She was a campaigner for B’Tselem Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, coordinator of the Coalition against the Wall and member of the Coalition of Women for Peace.

Adv. Ola Shtewee has worked as a lawyer with ‘Kayan’ – Palestinian feminist center in Haifa, and as a co-ordinator of the Forum of Women for Fair Budget in Israel, a Jewish-Palestinian forum for gender mainstreaming.

Naama Nagar worked with the Israeli committee against House Demolitions (ICAHD), founded ‘from another perspectives – tours along the separation wall’ project and facilitated Palestinian-Israeli youth encounters.

Moderator: Duaa M. Salameh, Ph.d student in English literature, researching Postcolonialism and Feminism.

The event is free and open to the public.