INTERVIEW: Hanan Ashrawi on Oslo, academia and politics 18Oct13 October 18, 2013

Ma’an News Agency    -    16 October 2013

BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Head of the PLO Department of Culture and Information, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, visited Brown University on Sept. 26 and spoke to Palestinian-American professor Beshara Doumani about the Oslo Accords, academia, and women in politics.

A long time activist, lawmaker and scholar, Ashrawi was the first woman to be elected to the executive committee of the PLO.

Ashrawi visited Brown University as part of a series of events organized by the Middle East Studies Initiative and spoke with Doumani, professor of the Department of History and director of the Brown Middle East Studies program.

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