Intrastate Conflict Management and Regional Security: The Israel-Hizbullah Confrontation in Historical Perspective

A public lecture by Avraham Sela, Colgate University and Hebrew University

Thursday, October 26, 2006
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Avraham Sela is Harvey Picker Professor of International Relations at Colgate University and Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.  He specializes in Middle East politics in regional and historical perspectives, and particularly in contemporary Palestinian politics and society. His most recent books are The Decline of the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Middle East Politics and the Quest for Regional Order (Albany: SUNY Press, 1998) and The Palestinian Hamas: Vision, Violence and Adjustment (New York: Columbia University Press, 2000) (co-authored with Shaul Mishal).

This lecture is part of the Center for Near Eastern Studies Fall lecture series on The New Middle East: Five Years After 9/11, exploring the most recent events in the Middle East, while providing perspective and analysis from a variety of points of view.

Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Peter Szanton, Center for Near Eastern Studies
Tel: (310) 825-1455
pszanton@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies