Hanan Ashrawi: Palestine, The Dual Challenge of Nation Building and Making Peace
Date: 5/22/2001; 87 minutes

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Hanan Ashrawi is one of the world's most visible advocates for Palestinian rights.  She promotes global dialogue and democracy through articulate public appearances, diplomacy and her new organization, the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of Global Dialogue and Democracy (MIFTAH).  Hanan Ashrawi gives the Inaugural Lecture of the UCSB Center for Middle East Studies.  She discusses the problems and challenges in finding a peaceful solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians. (#5774)

K-12 Educational Standards

Standards for Grade(s): 10

World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World

10.10 Students analyze instances of nation-building in the contemporary world in at least two of the following regions or countries: the Middle East, Africa, Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and China.

World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World

10.9 Students analyze the international developments in the post-World War II world.

6. Understand how the forces of nationalism developed in the Middle East, how the Holocaust affected world opinion regarding the need for a Jewish state, and the significance and effects of the location and establishment of Israel on world affairs.

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