Discussion Meeting:Internationals in Palestine: Help or Hindrance?


21st Mar 2013    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Friends Meeting House
6 Mount Street, behind Central Library, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 5NS

Internationals in Palestine: Help or Hindrance?

Tanzil Chowdhury

Are Internationals inherently regressive in their roles, despite good intentions, or are there ways of navigating around the problems of soft-colonialism often levelled at non-domestic organisations?

Do they risk usurping the role of Palestinians in determining their future?

Tanzil Chowdhury is a Ph.D. Candidate at the School of Law, University of Manchester. He has recently returned from three months volunteering in Abu Dis, East Jerusalem, with Camden-Abu Dis Friendship Association (http://camdenabudis.net/), working in schools, universities and the Dar Assadaqa Community Centre.                 He is also Commissioning Editor of e-International Relations (www.e-ir.info) “the world’s leading website for students of international politics”.


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