Conference Invitation: Balfour Declaration: Centenary of a Colonial Project.. What Future Awaits the Zionist Project?!

//Conference Invitation: Balfour Declaration: Centenary of a Colonial Project.. What Future Awaits the Zionist Project?!

It is our great pleasure in al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies & Consultations and the Popular Conference for Palestinians Abroad, and in collaboration with the Arab International Center for Communication and Solidarity, to invite you to participate in the conference titled “Balfour Declaration: Centenary of a Colonial Project.. What Future Awaits the Zionist Project?!” The conference will be held on 17/11/2017, at Crowne Plaza Hotel-Beirut.

The conference aims to explore the historical background of the Balfour Declaration and the emergence of the Zionist project. It will tackle the British, American, and Western support for the Zionist project and the continuation of Israel. Attended by distinguished experts, the conference provides critical reading of the Palestinian, Arab, Islamic, and international behavior on the question of Palestine.

The conference will include an opening ceremony and two sessions that will discuss the following topics:

1. The International and Arab environment at the time of Balfour Declaration.
2. Balfour Declaration in international law, and its impact on the legal rights of the Palestinian people.
3. International Solidarity with the Palestinian right.
4. 100 years since the Balfour Declaration.. Did the Arabs stand up to its consequences?
5. 100 years since the Balfour Declaration.. An evaluation of the resistance projects against the Zionist project.
6. The future of the Zionist project in light of regional developments.
7. The future of the Zionist project in light of Palestinian developments.
8. What can be done in the face of the Balfour Declaration?

For more on the conference theme, click here

For Participation
To participate, please fill out the Application Form by 10/11/2017. Please note that the organizer of the conference does not bear any travel and accommodation expenses; however, it may be possible to offer assistance to guests based outside Lebanon with official invitation letters.

For more information, please contact Al-Zaytouna Centre
Phone: 009611803644
Telefax: 009611803643
E-mail: [email protected]

Note:For journalists and the media, please contact the Public Relations and Media Department at the Center at: m[email protected]

Al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, 3/10/2017
Last Update: 23/10/2017


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Al-Zaytouna Centre conducts strategic and futuristic academic studies on the Arab and Muslim worlds. It focuses on the Palestinian issue and the conflict with Israel as well as related Palestinian, Arab, Islamic and international developments.

General Manager

Mohsen Moh’d Saleh, Ph.D., is an associate professor of Modern and Contemporary Arab History, the general manager of al-Zaytouna Centre for Studies and Consultations, editor-in-chief of the annual Palestinian Strategic Report, former head of Department of History and Civilization at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM), and former executive manager of Middle East Studies Centre in Amman.
He was granted the Bait al-Maqdis (Jerusalem) award for Young Muslims Scholars in 1997 and the Excellent Teaching Award (College level), given by IIUM in 2002. Dr. Mohsen is the author of 13 books and some of his books were translated into several languages. He contributed chapters to seven books. He is the editor/ co-editor of more than 30 books. Dr. Mohsen is the editor of electronic daily “Palestine Today,” which has so far published more than 3,777 issues. He has published many articles in refereed scholarly journals and magazines. He presented papers at innumerable academic local and international conferences and seminars. He is a frequent commentator on current issues on broadcasting media.