Reminder: Feb 2, 5:30pm Strengthening the Prospects of Middle East Peace

Seeking Justice: Strengthening the Prospects of Middle East Peace
February 2 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Humphrey School of Public Affairs | Cowles Auditorium

REGISTER HERE. Minnesota Hillel, The Minnesota International Center, and the Humphrey School of Public Affairs will host David Makovsky on the University of Minnesota campus. Mr. Makovsky will offer his perspectives on strengthening the prospects for Middle East peace. Following his talk, Dr. Mary Curtin, diplomat in residence at the Humphrey School, will moderate a discussion with questions from the audience.

About the Speakers

David Makovsky is the Ziegler distinguished fellow at The Washington Institute and director of the Project on the Middle East Peace Process. He is also an adjunct professor in Middle East studies at Johns Hopkins University's Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and recently concluded an almost ten-month stint as a senior advisor on Secretary of State John Kerry's peace team.

Dr. Mary Curtin is diplomat in residence at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs, where she teaches courses in foreign policy, and is coordinator for the Global Policy Area and for the new interdisciplinary Master of Human Rights degree. During her 25 year career as a Foreign Service officer with the Department of State, she worked on Middle East peace issues during assignments to Washington, Tunis, and Brussels.

Mr. Makovsky will be at the University of Minnesota as part of a speaking tour supported by the Israel on Campus Coalition.

Event Information

This event is free and open to the general public. Paid parking is available in the 19th Avenue Ramp.

To request accessibility accommodations please contact Molly Buss (, 612-625-5309).
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