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Interview: Ashrawi on Oslo, academia and politics

Oct. 16, 2013 12:04 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 22, 2013 10:18 P.M.)
BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Head of the PLO Department of Culture and Information, Hanan Ashrawi, visited Brown University on Sept. 26 and spoke to Palestinian-American professor Beshara Doumani about the Oslo Accords, academia, and women in politics.

A long-time activist, lawmaker and scholar, Ashrawi was the first woman to be elected to the executive committee of the PLO.

Ashrawi visited Brown as part of a series of events organized by the Middle East Studies Initiative and spoke with Doumani, professor of the Department of History and director of the Brown Middle East Studies program.

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