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The Conflict over the Conflict: The Israel/Palestine Campus Debate

This event is open to the Penn Community. Advanced registration is highly encouraged. Please bring your Penn Card for entry.

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March 27, 2024, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Kislak Center Class of 1978 Orrery Pavilion, 6th Floor, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center
Open to Penn Students, Faculty, and Staff
The Conflict Over the Conflict - The Israel Palestine Campus Debate - Kenneth S. Stern

Even before the Hamas attack on October 7, and Israel’s response, some campuses were seeing efforts from partisans on each side to vilify, and silence, partisans on the other. How do we understand the current moment?

Student breakout sessions will immediately follow the talk with Halal and Kosher catering provided. See details below.

Program Partners

Presented by the University of Pennsylvania's Jewish Studies Program, SNF Paideia Program, and the Penn Libraries, with support from the Office of the Provost. Sponsored by the College of Arts and Sciences in association with the Living the Hard Promise Initiative in the School of Arts and Sciences.

Student Breakout Sessions

Penn students are invited for a light meal (Halal and Kosher) and a chance to share perspectives on the campus dialogue on the Israel/Palestine conflict in light of Ken Stern’s talk. The conversation will be facilitated by Penn students affiliated with the SNF Paideia Program. The dialogue will begin immediately after the talk in the 6th floor classrooms of Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center. Open to Penn students only. Register here.