Security, Racism and Solidarity in the Time of Global Pandemics: April 2 Webinar

Join a webinar with Rebecca Vilkomerson, former Director of Jewish Voice for Peace, and Khury Petersen-Smith, Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. Participate from your home in light of the coronavirus outbreak.

Join our second webinar, part of a series of online discussions for Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) 2020 under the theme of United Against Racism that you can attend from the comfort of your home.

Thursday, April 2, 2020

12:00 ET - 18:00 CET - 19:00 Palestine Time

Join via Zoom at the link https://zoom.us/j/943912714, or on Facebook Live (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement page)

Rebecca Vilkomerson is a human rights activist and the former Executive Director of U.S.-based Jewish Voice for Peace. 

Khury Petersen-Smith is the Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies.

For Israeli Apartheid Week 2020, Rebecca Vilkomersen and Khury Petersen-Smith will explore the concept of security and the racist ways it is deployed, and examine solidarity as a counterpoint. They will discuss the relevance of these concepts during this time of a global pandemic, and share strategies for nonviolent resistance against racism, in keeping with this year’s Israeli Apartheid Week theme, United Against Racism.

The conversation will be in English. The participants will also respond to audience questions.


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