Date(s) - Thursday, November 13, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
University of Illinois at Chicago: School of Literatures, Cultural Studies and Linguistics
601 South Morgan Street (MC 315), 1501 University Hall
Gershon Baskin is the founder and Co-Chairman of IPCRI – Israel/Palestine Center for Research and Information, dedicated to the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of “two-states for two peoples” solution. He’s also a columnist for the Jerusalem Post, and he has been the co-ordinator of education between the Jewish and Arab school systems in Israel, for the Israeli Ministry of Education. He believes in the importance of dialogue between Israelis and all Palestinians, and is and has long been in regular contact with Hamas officials. Baskin has a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Greenwich.