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Dr. Richard Falk - The Israeli End Game Versus the Palestinian Solidarity Movement

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 4:00 PM
The Hibben Center

Richard Falk is Albert G. Professor of International Law and Practice Emeritus at Princeton where he was a member of the faculty for 40 years. Since 2002 he has been associated with Global & International Studies at UCSB as a research professor. He is currently directing “Global Climate Change, Human Security, and Democracy,” a grant-funded research project under the auspices of the Orfalea Center. He has also been associated with two projects that are jointly sponsored by the United Nations University in Tokyo and the Orfalea Center. The first is devoted to “Legality and Legitimacy in Global Politics,” which has resulted in a book to be published by Oxford University Press in 2011. The second is entitled “The World in 2030,” has held two workshops in Delhi, India, and will lead to an edited book publication.

Falk was appointed to be the Special Rapporteur on Occupied Palestine for the UN Human Rights Council in 2008, and served on a panel of experts appointed by the President of the UN General Assembly, 2008-2009. He is Chair of the Board of Directors, Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, an NGO located in Santa Barbara. He is also a member of the editorial board of several journals and magazines, including the American Journal of International Law, Third World Quarterly, Globalizations, The Nation, and The Progressive. Formerly, he was for many years North American Director of the World Order Models Project.

Falk is the author of more than 20 books and the co-editor of another 20 books, the most recent of which is titled Chaos and Counterrevolution: After the Arab Spring

This event is sponsored by the Lannan Foundation.  For more information, contact alubin@unm.edu

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