Palestinian Territories

CMES Research Associate’s Book is NYTimes.com Gaza Resource

August 9, 2010

CMES Research Associate Dr. Sara Roy and her book Failing Peace: Gaza and the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict (Pluto Press, 2007) were recently added to the NYTimes.com in-depth section on Gaza at http://topics.nytimes.com/top/news/international/countriesandterritories/gaza_strip/index.html  Dr. Roy’s work concerns the Israel-Palestine conflict and she is widely regarded as the leading world expert on the political economy of the...

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Sa’ed Adel Atshan receives National Science Foundation graduate research fellowship

April 13, 2010

Congratulations to CMES PhD student Sa’ed Adel Atshan, who has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Research Fellowship. This highly competitive fellowship provides tuition support and a $30,000 per year stipend for three years to outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.

Sa’ed’s NSF fellowship funding will allow him to spend a year in the West Bank conducting research for his doctoral dissertation on Palestinian mental health. He plans to administer a survey on mental health and social support networks...

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Policy Statement on Israel-Palestine co-Authored by CMES affiliate Lenore G. Martin

March 29, 2010

"Israel and Palestine – Two States for Two Peoples: If Not Now, When?" is a policy statement by the Boston Study Group on Middle East Peace, a group of professionals and academics with strong interest in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Their jointly written policy statement is a collective enterprise representing a consensus view of the group. In addition to CMES research affiliate Lenore G. Martin, the book's contributors include Alan Berger (Boston Globe), Harvey Cox (Harvard Divinity School), Herbert C. Kelman (Harvard University), Everett Mendelsohn (Harvard University), Augustus...

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CMES in the Media: Sara Roy in the Commencement Issue of the Crimson

June 15, 2009

The Harvard Crimon Commencement issue featured a letter by CMES Associate Sara Roy in response to the May 18, 2009, meeting between President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Read the full essay at The Peril of Forgetting Gaza.

The Peril of Forgetting Gaza
Published On Tuesday, June 02, 2009
By SARA ROY

The recent meeting between...

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CMES in the Media: Sara Roy in London Review of Books

February 10, 2009

Sara Roy's "If Gaza Falls..." was featured in the January 1, 2009 edition of the London Review of Book. In the piece, she outlines food, fuel, and medicine restrictions that Israel has placed on Gaza since November 4, 2008. Read the full article at London Book of Review website: If Gaza Falls by Sara Roy

If Gaza Falls...

Sara Roy

Israel’s siege of Gaza began on 5 November, the day after an Israeli attack inside the strip, no doubt designed finally to undermine the truce...

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CMES in the Media: Sara Roy in the Christian Science Monitor

February 10, 2009

An op-ed by Sara Roy on the Israel's war in Gaza was featured in the January 2, 2009 edition of the Christian Science Monitor. Read the full letter: "Israel's 'victories in Gaza come at a steep price by Sara Roy"


Israel's 'victories' in Gaza come at a steep price

The Jewish ethical tradition means embracing Palestinians, too.

By Sara Roy
from the January 2, 2009 edition

Cambridge, Mass. - I hear the...

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