Voices of the Middle East and North Africa

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa – February 1, 2006

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This Wednesday night, as part of KPFA’s winter fund drive, we will hear a talk by Professor Ilan Pappe of Haifa University titled Boycott, Divestment and Apartheid. Dr. Pappe is a senior lecturer in political science at Haifa University. He is well known as a revisionist Israeli Historian and as a critic of Israel’s policies towards the Palestinians. His recent books include The Modern Middle East (2005), A History of Modern Palestine (2003), The Israeli-Palestine Question (1999) and The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1947-1951 (1992).

During the program, we will also listen to selections from the CD Jadal by Lebanon’s legendary oud master Marcel Khalife. http://www.marcelkhalife.com/