The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Conversation on the Current Chapter, April 26 

The Marquette community is invited to a moderated conversation on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Friday, April 26, from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the AMU Monaghan Ballrooms. 

The event will feature Dr. Mira Sucharov, professor of political science at Carleton University, and Dr. Sa’ed Atshan, associate professor of peace and conflict studies and anthropology and chair of the Department of Peace and Conflict Studies at Swarthmore College, who will address topics including important context before and since Oct. 7, the role of the United States and other foreign actors, and what they see as prospects for peace. 

This event is sponsored by the Center for Peacemaking, International Affairs Program, Office of the President, Klingler College of Arts and Sciences, Marquette Civic Dialogues, University Academic Senate, Department of History, Department of Social and Cultural Sciences, and Jesuit Community at Marquette University. No RSVP is required. Participation is limited to the Marquette community.

Dr. Mira Sucharov

Sucharov is the founding co-chair of the Jewish Politics Division at the Association for Jewish Studies and is immediate past co-editor of AJS Perspectives. She is the author of “Borders and Belonging: A Memoir” (Palgrave Macmillan, 2021), “Public Influence: A Guide to Op-Ed Writing and Social Media Engagement” (University of Toronto Press, 2019), and “The International Self: Psychoanalysis and the Search for Israeli-Palestinian Peace” (SUNY Press, 2005). She is co-editor of “Social Justice and Israel/Palestine: Foundational & Contemporary Debates” (University of Toronto Press, 2019), and “Methodology and Emotion in International Relations: Parsing the Passions” (Routledge, 2019). 

Dr. Sa’ed Atshan

Atshan has previously served as an associate professor of anthropology at Emory University, as a visiting assistant professor of anthropology and senior research scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, and as a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University’s Watson Institute for International Studies. 

Atshan is the author of “Queer Palestine and the Empire of Critique” (Stanford University Press, 2020), coauthor (with Katharina Galor) of “The Moral Triangle: Germans, Israelis, Palestinians” (Duke University Press, 2020), and coeditor (with Galor) of “Reel Gender: Palestinian and Israeli Cinema” (Bloomsbury, 2022). 

A moderated question and answer session will follow the conversation. Refreshments will be provided.