The 2016 Goldman Lecture
“A New Look at the 1948 War”
Benny Morris, Professor of History
Middle East Studies Department, Ben-Gurion University
Wednesday, April 20
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Copley Formal Lounge
Please RSVP by Monday, April 18
at the Eventbrite page
He has been a fellow at the Hebrew University’s Truman Institute and a visiting scholar at the Brookings Institution, St Antony’s College in Oxford and at Oxford’s Centre for Hebraic and Jewish Studies, Yarnton Manor. In addition, he has taught at the University of Florida, Dartmouth College, the University of Maryland, Munich University and Harvard University.
Professor Morris has published ten books, including The Birth of the Palestinian Refugee Problem, 1947-1949 (1988); The Roots of Appeasement, the British Weekly Press and Nazi Germany during the 1930s (1991); Israel’s Border Wars 1949- 1956 (1993); Righteous Victims (1999); and 1948, A History of the First Arab Israeli War (2008) – winner of the Jewish National Book Award. He is currently completing a book on Turkey’s relations with its Christian minorities, 1876-1924. His articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, The New York Review of Books, The New Republic, The National Interest, The Guardian, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, and other newspapers and journals in Europe.