Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy presents:
“The Quakers and Palestinian Refugee Relief”
Dr. Asaf Romirowsky
Executive Director, Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME)
Dr. Alexander Joffe
Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow, Middle East Forum
Friday, March 7, 2014
165 East 56th Street
(between Lexington and 3rd Avenue)
New York, NY 10022
The event is open to the public and all are encouraged to attend. A light lunch will be served.
Attendees must RSVP by contacting the ISGAP Coordinator, Jenny Pigott.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (212) 230-1840.
ISGAP looks forward to your attendance at this special event.
About the Speakers
Dr. Asaf Romirowsky is the Executive Director of Scholars for Peace in the Middle East (SPME). Trained as a Middle East historian he holds a PhD in Middle East and Mediterranean Studies from King’s College London, UK and has published widely on various aspects of the Arab-Israeli conflict and American foreign policy in the Middle East, as well as on Israeli and Zionist history.
Dr. Alexander Joffe is a Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum. Joffe, is a writer on Israel and Jewish affairs. Trained as an archaeologist and historian, he holds a Ph.D. in Near Eastern studies from the University of Arizona and has participated and directed archaeological research in Israel, Jordan, Greece, and the United States. He has taught at Pennsylvania State University and the State University of New York, and has published over 150 scholarly articles and reviews on archaeology, ancient and modern history, political science, environmental studies, and cultural affairs.
Romirowsky and Joffe are co-authors of Religion, Politics, and the Origins of Palestine Refugee Relief Available Here.