Interview: Ashrawi on Oslo, academia and politics
Published Wednesday 16/10/2013 (updated) 22/10/2013 22:18
A file photo of PLO official Hanan Ashrawi.(MaanImages)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Head of the PLO Department of Culture and Information, Hanan Ashrawi, visited Brown University on Sept. 26 and spoke to Palestinian-American professor Beshara Doumani about the Oslo Accords, academia, and women in politics.
A long-time activist, lawmaker and scholar, Ashrawi was the first woman to be elected to the executive committee of the PLO.
Ashrawi visited Brown as part of a series of events organized by the Middle East Studies Initiative and spoke with Doumani, professor of the Department of History and director of the Brown Middle East Studies program.