In this symposium we will discuss the often unseen or hidden aspects of the current political and social situation in Jerusalem, such as human rights issues, settlements, and urban planning. We will also look at the ways political, social and historical processes influence the city today. Organized by gate48, the University of Amsterdam, De Balie and CREA.
13:30 – 15:00 Jerusalem: The Rising Cost of Peace Betty Herschman, Director of International Relations & Advocacy in the Israeli organization “Ir Amim” (City of Nations). The Dual Role of the State: Jewish-Israeli Settlement Compounds in East Jerusalem Lior Volinz, PhD candidate within the School for Social Science Research (AISSR) of the University of Amsterdam. Break 15:30 – 17:00 Trapped by Planning Efrat Cohen-Bar, Community Planning Department: Coordinator for East Jerusalem in the Israeli human rights organization BIMKOM – Planners for Planning Rights. Mapping the Fractured Reality of Jerusalem Malkit Shoshan, Architect and the author and mapmaker of 'Atlas of the Conflict, Israel-Palestine'.
Chair: dr. Erella Grassiani, Board member gate48, Researcher and lecturer at the University of Amsterdam.
- Amsterdam: Jerusalem – a City Disunited
- CREA Nieuwe Achtergracht 170 Amsterdam
- 13 februari 2015 om 13:30