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“International Law & Fifty Years of Occupation”

A human rights scholar is coming to campus to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and how it relates to both international humanitarian law and human rights law.

Lisa Hajjar, a professor of sociology at University of California, Santa Barbara, will present “International Law & Fifty Years of Occupation” Nov. 7 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in the Tinkham Veale University Center Senior Classroom.

Hajjar was the Edward Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut in 2014–15. Her publications include Courting Conflict: The Israeli Military Court System in the West Bank and Gaza (University of California Press, 2005) and Torture: A Sociology of Violence and Human Rights (Routledge 2013).