Justice for Palestine at Harvard Law School presents:
Boycotting the Israeli Occupation?
Friday, Feb 11, 2011, 5pm Austin North, HLS
Louis Michael Seidman, Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Constitutional Law, Georgetown University Law Center
Roy Kreitner, Tel Aviv University Law School
Diana Buttu, Former legal advisor to Palestinian negotiators
Moderator and discussant: Duncan Kennedy, Carter Professor of General Jurisprudence, Harvard Law School
How does one respond to human rights violations? Is divestment a proper or a required reaction to Israel's actions and policies vis-à-vis the Palestinians? Is it counter-productive? What kinds of divestment are appropriate and effective? How will it impact Israeli society and politics? How will it impact US policies?
Co-sponsored by the Human Rights Program at HLS, International Legal Studies at HLS, the HLS Middle East Law Students Association, Unbound: Journal of the Legal Left, The National Lawyers Guild, HLS Chapter, and the Palestine Solidarity Committee at Harvard College.
Dinner will be served.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Free and open to the public.
And then sent them this:
I have become aware of an interesting panel discussion.
As I will not be able to attend, could I suggest to the moderator to address the following issues in his opening remarks so as to clarify matters?
a. If the panel seems not to be balanced from a political outlook on the Middle East conflict between Arabs and the Jews, this is because................
b. If the only issues considered to be human rights issues are those in which Arabs are perceived to be the victims but not Jews, this is because.............
c. If the only groups sponsoring this event are either pro-Arab or anti-Zionist, this is because........................
Thanking you in advance and looking forward to receiving a report, if the event does take place.
If anyone attends, or tries to, let me know how it went? If it went.