Guest Lecture by Majid Al-Haj


Majid Al-Haj, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at the University of Haifa, is an expert on migration and immigration policies. He has published extensively on demography, ethnicity and education.


In his guest lecture, the founding director of the Center for Multiculturalism and Educational Research at the University of Haifa will talk about "Diversity, Democracy and Minority Groups in the Academia: The Israeli Case in a Global Perspective." The lecture, which will be given in English, is scheduled to begin Thursday, November 28, at 6:30pm in lecture theater H05, C.A.R.L., Claßenstraße 11. Anyone insterested is invited to attend.

Professor   Al-Haj  enjoys  an  international  reputation  for  his  expertise  in  Israel  studies  and  the  sociology  of  the  Palestinians. He has initiated a series of highly regarded measures and programs to promote peaceful dialogue between Israelis and Palestinians.

Majid Al-Haj studied social sciences in Jerusalem and at Brown University and has been a visiting professor at various universities in the US and Canada.

The event is hosted by the chancellor of RWTH Aachen Unversity in collaboration with the RWTH Institute of Political Science