The Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) organized an online lecture on Genesis of Israel-Palestine Conflict on May 21, 2021 on Google Meet. The lecture was delivered by Prof. Shamir Hasan, former Dean, Faculty of International Studies, AMU and a renowned scholar on West Asian and North African Studies.Prof. Shamir Hasan made an elaborate presentation on issues related to Israel-Palestine conflict that included ‘The Chronological Development of continual conflict in and around Palestine’, Israeli Occupation and Aggression against Arab Palestine’, ‘The Evolution of India’s Palestine Policy among others.
The lecture was inaugurated by Dr. Hemayun Akhtar Nazmi, Officiating Director of the Centre for West Asian Studies who welcomed the guest speaker and introduced the theme of the lecture. Prof. Anisur Rahman, Director UGC-HRDC, JMI chaired the session. Several scholars and other participants attended the online event.The lecture saw active participations of the attendees that involved a lengthy Q-A session.The lecture ended with the formal vote of thanks delivered by research scholar Saiyad Md Shahnawaz.