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Amira Hass: The Preventable: Israeli Fantasies and Techniques of Population Expulsion

We are pleased to present the 2018 Edward W. Said London Lecture by journalist Amira Hass. In the lecture, which took place in March 2018, Hass examines the ways in which the Israeli state systematically oppresses and displaces Palestinians. She recounts examples of how Israeli state apparatus and actors such as settlers and the Israeli Defence Force combine to constrict the lives and habitation development of the Palestinian population and warns, if this continues unchecked, of the future to come

The lecture was recorded in London on March 27 2018.

Watch the full lecture here:


Amira Hass has been a correspondent for the Israeli daily Haaretz in the Occupied Palestinian Territory since 1993. She lived in Gaza between 1993 to 1997 and, since then, in the town of Al-Bireh in the West Bank. She is the author of two books: Drinking the Sea at Gaza: Days and Nights in a Land under Siege (Metropolitan, 2000) and Reporting from Ramallah: An Israeli Journalist in an Occupied Land (Semiotex, 2003).

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