March 12, 2011 by The Mormon Worker
Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh is a Palestinian American who teaches and does research at Bethlehem and Birzeit Universities in occupied Palestine. He previously served on the faculties of the University of Tennessee, Duke and Yale Universities in molecular and cyto-genetics. He currently serves as chairman of the board of the Palestinian Center for Rapprochement Between People and coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Beit Sahour, (the Shepherds Field ). He is author of “Sharing the Land of Canaan: Human rights and the Israeli/Palestinian Struggle” and just published “Popular Resistance in Palestine: A history of Hope and Empowerment.”
Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh will be speaking in Utah at the following locations:
April 6th— 1:00 pm in Salt Lake at the University of Utah, Hinckley Institute of Politics, Orson Spencer Hall, Room 255.
April 6th—-7:00 pm in Salt Lake at St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Parish, 7405 South Redwood Road. Refreshments will be served.
April 7th—11:00 am in Provo at BYU, Herald R Clark Building, Room 238.
Public is welcome at all venues. Professor Qumsiyeh’s recent book, Popular Resistance in Palestine, will be available at his talks.