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Anat Biletzki Israel-Palestine: Politicizing Human Rights

Anat Biletzki seminar om Israel-Palestine: Politicizing Human Rights

Anat Biletzki is Albert Schweitzer professor of Philosophy at Quinnipiac University, Connecticut, USA, and adjunct professor of Philosophy at the Department of Philosophy, University of Bergen. She was Professor of Philosophy and Head of Department at Tel Aviv University. She has been a Visiting Professor at Boston University and MIT and was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. She has been active in the peace movement and in human rights in Israel for decades, serving as chairperson of B’Tselem -- the Israeli Information center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories -– in 2001-2006. In 2005 she was chosen as one of “50 most influential women in Israel” by Globes, the Israeli business monthly, and was nominated among the “1000 Women for the Nobel Peace Prize 2005".