UN and Palestine Guest lecture from Dr Francesco Cavatorta

International Peace Studies students were treated to an intense and provocative lecture from Dr Francesco Cavatorta, Senior Lecturer in International Relations, Dublin City University on the UN and Palestine.

Dr Cavatorta gave a whirlwind history of Israel and Palestine, before examining UN resolutions and policies to the area. The lecture was followed by a lively class discussion.

Dr Cavatorta has published widely on the Middle East, including Civil Society and Democratisation in the Arab World, with Vincent Durac, London Routledge and The Failure of Democratisation in Algeria, 2008, Manchester University Press.