“Nonviolent Resistance in Palestine”
Dr. Marwan Darweish
Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022 – 6 pm
4th Floor Program Room, Andrew White Student Center
Marwan Darweish is Associate Professor at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University in the UK. Dr. Darweish’s current research focuses on cultural heritage peace processes, conflict transformation and nonviolence resistance. Dr. Darweish carries extensive experience across the Middle East region and has a special interest in the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. He worked for over 30 years for social political change in Palestine and Israel. He recently led a team of researchers to implement a research project on the nonviolent movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the role of Israeli and international peace and solidarity movement, funded by the EU. He has considerable international experience in leading training courses in conflict transformation and peacebuilding, and in undertaking consultancies for several international and local organisations in the Middle East and Africa. His is the co-author of Popular Protest in Palestine: The History and Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance, and co-editor of Peacebuilding and Reconciliation: Contemporary Themes and Challenges.