Thursday, July 17, 2014

The Israeli/Palestinian Experiment Course still has Seats!

Professors Edy Kaufman and Manuel Hassassian celebrate their 20th Team-Teaching Anniversary at UMD this second Summer 2014 Session. Sponsored by GVPT, CIDCM and ISRL, the duo will be continuing their partnership in GVPT309X: Conflict Resolution – The Israeli/Palestinian Experiment. This course serves as a groundbreaking interactive immersion that provides exploration of a range of perspectives, including contending historical and political views. These views inform analysis of a variety of topics including Jerusalem, refugees, settlements, water rights, border disputes and security concerns.

Since their academic partnership in 1992, Professors Kaufman and Hassassian have sought to explore and expound on the dynamics of the conflict while providing open and honest dialogue about the issues at hand. 

Prof. Manuel Hassassian, a resident of the West Bank, has been the Executive Vice-President of  Bethlehem University and is currently the ambassador of the Palestinian Authority in the United Kingdom.

Prof. Edy Kaufman is a Senior Fellow and former Director of the Center for International Development and Conflict Management at UMD, and is the former director of the Harry S. Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

The course will meet from August 4th to August 22nd [3 credits] on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-9:20 pm in TYD 1101.  Spaces are still open!

For further information, contact or search for the five segments of “Israeli Palestinian Team Teaching” on Youtube.