Palestine Remembered - Dr Salman Abu Sitta

Saturday, 25 February 2023 - 10:00am

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To mark the centenary of the British Mandate in Palestine, CBRL, in partnership with RACE.ED (University of Edinburgh), and in co-sponsorship with Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, Institute of Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), Centre for Research Collection (CRC), History, Sociology, Politics and International Relations Middle East Research Group (PIR-MERG) and Islamic and Middle East Studies (IMES), are delighted to announce “Dr Salman Abu Sitta’s address to Balfour at the University of Edinburgh.” A renowned historian and cartographer, Dr Salman Abu Sitta will address Balfour, who was Chancellor of the University of Edinburgh at the time of signing the declaration. This lecture will reflect upon a life-time of research arising from Balfour’s legacy and what it has meant for Palestine and Palestinians, past and present. This event is the fourth in a series of events organised by the CBRL Kenyon Institute marking the centenary of the British Mandate in Palestine.