CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS 1997

 

Topic: Jordanian-Palestinian Relations
Date: 6 January 1997
Place: Center for Palestine Research and Studies (CPRS), Nablus
Organized by: CPRS in cooperation with the Center for Strategic Studies
at the University of Jordan,Amman, and the Royal Institute of International
Affairs, London.

Topic:
Teaching Law in Palestine
Date: 9-10 January 1997
Place: Birzeit University
Organized by: Law Center, Birzeit University.

Topic:
The Role of the Legislation
Date: 11 January 1997
Place: Birzeit University
Organized by: Law Center, Birzeit University.

Topic:
Innovations in Crusader Histography
Date: 5 April 1997
Place: The Tantur Ecumenical Institute, Jerusalem
Organized by: Europe-Near East Center (ENEC), Italy.

Topic:
The Role of Religion in the Peace Process: An Ethical
and Moral Perspective

Date: 2-3 May 1997
Place: Sabeel Premises, Jerusalem
Organized by: Sabeel, Liberation Theology Center, Jerusalem
Key Speakers: Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi (Muslim perspective);
Dr. Bernard Sabella (Christian perspective);
Rabbi Naomi Kalman (Jewish perspective)

Topic:
Middle East Peace Process - Meeting with Shimon Peres
Date: 15 June 1997
Place: The Palestinian Center for Regional Studies premises, Al-Bireh
Organized by: The Palestinian Center for Regional Studies (PCRS)

Topic:
The Future of Democratic Palestine
Date: 20 September 1997
Place: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Organized by: Future of Democratic Palestine Discussion Forum

Topic:
The Intifada: Ten Years Afterwards
1) The Intifada, the Negotiations & Oslo: Where to?
2) The Development of Palestinian Leadership and Its Future
    Since the Intifada and Until Today

Date: 9 December 1997
Place: Ambassador Hotel, Jerusalem
Organized by: The Association of Palestinian Policy Research
Institutions (APPRI), Ramallah
Key Speakers: Dr. Haidar Abdul Shafi, Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi,
Marwan Bargouthi, Ghassan Al-Khatib, Mamdouh Nofal,
Abbas Zaki, Faisal Husseini.

Topic:
Legitimacy and Governance II: Transformation of Societies and
Political Systems in the Middle East and North Africa

Date: 2-4 February 1997
Place: Hotel Le Meridien Etoile, Paris
Organized by: Bertelsmann Stiftung, GŁtersloh
Paper: Decentralized Cooperation: Compliment or Substitute to
State-State Cooperation,
by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi
Topic: Europe, the Middle East and North Africa
Date: 16-18 March 1997
Place: Schlosshotel Kronberg, Germany
Organized by: Bertelsmann Stiftung, GŁtersloh

Topic:
Royal College of Defense Studies, 1997 Course:
           Middle East Phase Program

Date: 10 July 1997
Place: RCDS, London, UK
Organized by: Royal College of Defense Studies, London, UK
Paper:The Arab-Israeli Conflict – A Palestinian Perspective,
by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi

Topic:
NGO Action and the Question of Palestine - Challenges and
Prospects: Ending 30 Years of Occupation - the Role of NGOs

Date: 25-28 August 1997
Place: Palais des Nations, Geneva
Organized by: UN Division for Palestinian Rights, International NGO Meeting/
European NGO Symposium on the Question of Palestine
Paper: Sharing Experiences, Developing New Strategies– Regional
Assessment,
by Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi

Topic:
The Christian Arab Today
Date: 16-17 September 1997
Place: Forte Grand Hotel, Amman
Organized by: Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies, Amman, Jordan

Topic:
EuroMeSCo Annual Conference
Date: 29 September-1 October 1997
Place: Tunis
Organized by: Instituto De Estudos Estrategicos E Internacionais,
Portugal (EuroMeSCo Secretariat)

Topic:
Second Coordinating Meeting for Directors of
Research Centers in the Middle East
Date: 1-2 October 1997
Place: Center for Strategic Studies, Amman
Organized by: Arab Research Network and Ford Foundation, Cairo

Topic:
EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy and
World Responsibilities

Date: 3-5 October 1997
Place: Brussels
Organized by: Institut d’Etudes Europeennes, Free University
of Brussels, and The Olof Palme International Center
Paper: Palestinian Security Concerns, by Mr. Jamil Rabah,
PASSIA Fellow

Topic: Euro-Mediterranean Study Cycle for Decision-Makers
Date: 27 November-10 December 1997
Place: Madrid
Organized by: Strademed, Toulon