Thu, 14 Jul|
The Global Struggle for Environmental Justice in the Context of Palestine
Talk by Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh
Time & Location
14 Jul 2022, 19:30
ZERO, 14 Friary St, Guildford GU1 4EH, UK
About the Event
Prof. Qumsiyeh is founder and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History and the Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability. He currently teaches and conducts research at Bethlehem University after previously holding senior positions at Yale University as well as Birzeit University and Al-Quds University in the West Bank. He has published several books on environmental issues. As a Palestinian biologist and a human rights activist, Prof. Qumsiyeh is uniquely positioned to explore the impact of the Israeli occupation on the natural ecosystems of the West Bank and strategies for protecting its rich biodiversity.