Week 10: War II

Wednesday, 3/25

Keywords: Israel/Palestine, Zionism, British colonialism, Palestinian Authority, Oslo Accords

  • Week 10 Discussion Prompt: Colonialism, Israel, and Palestine (82)

    A major theme of this course has been the links of early European/North American colonialism and imperialism to contemporary global capitalism. The documentary helps us understand the British colonial pre-history of the founding of Israel; the article reflecting on the Oslo Accords suggest some of the ways neoliberalism shapes contemporary politics and economics in Israel/Palestine. Use the documentary and the article to relate the case of Israel/Palestine to the themes of colonialism and neocolonialism/globalization/neoliberalism.

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