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MIT/Harvard Gaza Symposium (panel 2)

The second annual Gaza symposium, this year jointly organized by MIT and Harvard, will host a series of panels on the role of U.S. and international actors, as well as human rights and international humanitarian law in the wake of recent events in Gaza. Bringing together experts in the fields of human rights, history, political science, U.S. foreign policy and law, the two-day symposium will include a range of views from US, Israeli, Palestinian and UN/NGO perspectives. This event is free and open to the public. The official web site for the second annual Gaza symposium, including all updates, is located here This video is of the second panel that took place on the first day of the symposium, March 30, 2009 at MIT. Going Forward Moderator: Leila Farsakh, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Boston. George Bisharat, Professor of Law at UC Hastings College of Law. Meron Benvenisti, former Deputy Mayor of Jerusalem. Barry Posen, Director of the MIT Security Studies Program. Henry Siegman, Director of the U.S./Middle East Project. Sponsors at MIT: The Center for International Studies and its Program for Human Rights and Justice Sponsors at Harvard: The Middle East Initiative at the Harvard Kennedy School; The Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Arts and Sciences; University Committee on Human Rights Studies Human Rights Program at the Harvard Law School

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