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IPS hosts panel discussion - 'From the Balfour Declaration to Partition: The Past and Future Prospects in Palestine'

The International Peace Studies Programme, Trinity College Dublin, hosted a panel discussion on the topic of 'From the Balfour Declaration to Partition: The Past and Future Prospects in Palestine', on 22nd of November 2017 at Trinity College Dublin. The speakers included Dr. Yaser Alashqar (TCD), Professor John Doyle (DCU), Professor Vincent Durac (UCD), Claire Devlin (Christian Aid) and Eoghan Rice (Trocaire).

November 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration and 70 years since the partition of Palestine. The panel discussed the legacies of the Declaration, the politics of partition (including a comparative perspective on Ireland/Northern Ireland peace process), the role of the EU as an external actor and civil society contributions to peace and justice in the region. The panel discussion was chaired and introduced by Dr. Gillian Wylie and Dr. Yaser Alashqar, Trinity College Dublin.

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Last updated 24 November 2017 by Irish School of Ecumenics (Email).