Dr. Khalil Shikaki
Fatah, Hamas, and the Future Palestinian State
Series: Dubai Initiative Seminar
Open to the Public - Starr Auditorium
October 27, 2009
Related Project: Dubai Initiative
Dr. Khalil Shikaki will speak about Fatah-Hamas relations and the future of Palestinian state building, touching on reconciliation talks, the potential for West Bank-Gaza Strip reunification, the upcoming election, and the future of Palestinian governance.
Khalil Shikaki is a Fellow at Brandeis's Crown Center for Middle East Studies and has directed the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research in Ramallah since 2000. He has conducted more than one hundred polls among Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip since 1993. A world-renowned expert on Palestinian public opinion and a widely published author, he has taught at several institutions, including Birzeit University, An-Najah National University, the University of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, and the University of South Florida. He also was a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., in 2002.
The Dubai Initiative
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