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Modern History of Palestine During the British Mandate

2024-07-09 18:00:00 2024-07-09 19:00:00 America/New_York Modern History of Palestine During the British Mandate Please join us for a talk by Dr. Rosemarie M. Esber to learn about Palestine's history following the end of World War I, from 1918-1948. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Tuesday, July 09
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Add to Calendar 2024-07-09 18:00:00 2024-07-09 19:00:00 America/New_York Modern History of Palestine During the British Mandate Please join us for a talk by Dr. Rosemarie M. Esber to learn about Palestine's history following the end of World War I, from 1918-1948. Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor

Please join us for a talk by Dr. Rosemarie M. Esber to learn about Palestine's history following the end of World War I, from 1918-1948.

Rosemarie M. Esber, Ph.D., is an oral historian and an international development professional. She has conducted oral history projects about the 1948 Palestinian refugees; Arab Americans of the Southern United States; and White House journalist Helen Thomas. Dr. Esber is the author of Under the Cover of War and has published articles in various print and online journals. Her current research focuses on Eleanor Roosevelt and North Africa during World War II. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, a CAORC Fellow to Jordan and Lebanon, and an AIMS Fellow to Morocco. She earned degrees from the University of London – School of Oriental and African Studies, and The Johns Hopkins University – The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, and Marietta College. She is a resident of Alexandria, Virginia.

Contact mzimmerman@alexlibraryva.org for more information. 

Image Source: The British Government of Palestine prepared maps for the United Nations Special Committee of Enquiry (UNSCOP).

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion |

TAGS: | politics | Palestine | History | current events |

Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library

jcahill@alexlibraryva.org
Phone: 703.746.1703
Fax: 703.746.1708

Hours
Mon, Jul 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Jul 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Jul 24 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Jul 25 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Jul 26 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sat, Jul 27 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Jul 28 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the branch

Parking: No library parking lot.  Street parking is available.  A paid parking lot is available on the 100 block of North Alfred Street. 

Public Transit:

  • Metrorail: Yellow and Blue lines at Braddock Road (1 mile) and King Street Stations (1.1 miles). 
  • Metrobus: 10A/B, 11C
  • DASH Bus: 30, 31, Old Town Circulator
  • King Street Trolley:  King & Columbus

For reasonable disability accommodation, contact jgregorio@alexlibraryva.org or call 703.746.1701 or TTY 703.746.1790.

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Wed, Jul 31, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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