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Second Annual Atkin Conference: Palestine in Prospect: Israeli Security. Palestinian Sovereignty, and the Practicalities of Peace


What would a Palestinian state look like in practice? And how can Israel feel secure? This one-day plenary session looks beyond the details of direct  negotiations to practical realities for a viable future in the region. It explores visions of statehood and asks how neighbouring states might contribute to economic growth and stability.

Confirmed speakers include:

Prof. Majid Al-Haj – Vice-President, University of Haifa
Brig. Gen. (ret.) Shlomo Brom – Institute for National Security Studies
Diana Buttu – former spokesperson, PLO
Mr. Efraim Halevy – former Director of Mossad
H.E. Dr. Manuel Hassassian – Palestinian General Delegate to UK
Prof. Rory Miller – King’s College London
Dr. Ron Pundak – Director General of Peres Center for Peace
H.E. Dr. Sabri Saidam – advisor to Palestinian President
Prof. Yezid Sayigh – King’s College London
Brig. Gen. (ret.) Baruch Spiegel – former senior advisor to Israeli Ministry of Defense
Mr. Michael Young – opinion editor Daily Star, Beirut

…and others

Date: Friday, 8 October, 2010 Time: 9.30am-5pm

All attendees MUST be registered with full name and institutional affiliation.

To RSVP please call or email Katie Rothman on 020 7848 2065/katie.rothman@icsr.info.