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Violent Order: Extinguishing Palestinian Resistance, Expanding Israel’s Use of Force

School of Politics and International Relations

Friday, 26 May 2017 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)

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Since November 2000 when Israel publicly embraced its assassination policy of Palestinians, it embarked on two fundamental and interlocking shifts. The first was to unsettle the applicable legal framework regulating the State’s relationship to Palestinians. The second was to change the laws of war that regulated a belligerent’s right to use force more generally. Together, these shifts worked to expand Israel’s use of force against Palestinians and to extinguish the specter of Palestinian military resistance. The fruits of these seeds planted in 2000 began to come into lethal bloom during Israel’s onslaughts against the Gaza Strip in Winter 2008/09 and the years to follow. The implications for these shifts are global because they are changing the laws of war as a matter of universal application, thus emboldening the use of force by states against non-state adversaries.

 

About the speaker: Noura Erakat is a human rights attorney and activist. As of Fall 2014, she is an Assistant Professor at George Mason University. Noura has served as Legal Counsel for the Domestic Policy Subcommittee of the Oversight and Government Reform Committee in the House of Representatives. Prior to her time on Capitol Hill, Noura received a New Voices Fellowship to work as the national grassroots organizer and legal advocate at the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation where she helped seed BDS campaigns nationally. Noura is a Co-Founding Editor of Jadaliyya, an electronic magazine on the Middle East that combines scholarly expertise and local knowledge. Noura earned her J.D. and undergraduate degrees from the University of California at Berkeley and a LLM in National Security from Georgetown University Law Center.

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Queen Mary University of London
Mile End Road
Francis Bancroft Building, David Sizer Lecture (Ground Floor)
London, England E1 4NS

Friday, 26 May 2017 from 18:00 to 20:00 (BST)


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The School of Politics and International Relations not only cares about teaching but prides itself on its active community of research academics and doctoral students. The School has an excellent track record in research, and scored highly in the recent UK government's Research Excellence Framework. Research in the School informs teaching on all of our programmes ensuring that all of our students benefit from the cutting-edge, work conducted in the School. Learn more about us: www.politics.qmul.ac.uk

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