Israel-Palestine Peace in a Post-Mubarak Middle East

March 25, 2011Duke Law News

Monday, March 28, 2011
12:15 pm | Room 3037
Duke Law School

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Featuring Professor John B. Quigley
Presidents Club Professor of Law, Ohio State University

Arab governments that are more representative of their populations may press for an Israel-Palestine peace based on rights as found in the international legal order. The United States may come under increased pressure to recognize Palestine as a state when that issue is presented to the UN Security Council in September. For Israel, if it is willing to agree to peace terms that to date it has rejected, the acceptance it seeks within the region may be more stable than an acceptance by the old regimes.



Biography


Before joining the Ohio State faculty in 1969, Professor Quigley was a research scholar at Moscow State University, and a research associate in comparative law at Harvard Law School. Professor Quigley teaches International Law and Comparative Law. Professor Quigley holds an adjunct appointment in the Political Science Department. In 1982-83 he was a visiting professor at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Professor Quigley is active in international human rights work. His numerous publications include books and articles on human rights, the United Nations, war and peace, east European law, African law, and the Arab-Israeli conflict In 1995 he was recipient of The Ohio State University Distinguished Scholar Award.

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