ANN: Conference - British White Paper on Palestine, 1922, Western Galilee College

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Churchill White Paper Correspondence with the Palestine

.Arab Delegation and the Zionist Organisation Presented to Parliament by Command of His Majesty June, 1922.djvu. Wikipedia commons



UNOG Library, ref: C.529. M.314. 1922. VI Office_at_Geneva

Western Galilee College Cordially invites you to British White Paper of 1922 on Palestine and the beginning of the British mandate - a Century Anniversary, International conference, June 1-2, 2022, at room 103, Western galilee College, Akko, Israel.


Wednesday, June 1, 2022

10:00-10:30    Gathering

10:30-10:45    Greetings

Nissim Ben David, Western Galilee College, President

Haim Sperber, Multi-Disciplinary department, Western Galilee College

10:45-11:45    Keynote talk: The 1922 White Paper: The Cornerstone of Mandatory Palestine Aviva Halamish, Open University, Israe

11:45-12:00    Coffee Break

Session 1: Chairperson: Michael Laskier, Western Galilee College

12:00-12:30    True trusteeship of the Mandates System: Wilsonian Idealism 1919 trumps Great Britain in Palestine 1919-1922

Glen Segell, Cambridge University, UK

12:30-13:00    Business Associations and the British in Palestine (1918-1929) Semih Gokatalay, Graduate student, UC San Diego, US

13:00-13:30    Cultural heritage and colonial origins of British Policy in Mandatory Palestine Yaron Pasher, Western Galilee College, Israel

13:30-14:00    Discussion

14:00-15:00    Lunch Break

Session 2: Chairperson: Ronen Yitzhak, Western Galilee College

15:00-15:25    Ben-Gurion and the Palestine Arabs, 1906-1929: the Roots of the conflict?

Itamar Radai, Open University, Israel

15:25-15:50    The Revisionist Movement and the British Mandate for Palestine Ofira Gruweis-Kovalsky, Zafed College, Israel

15:50-16:00    Discussion

16:00-16:15    Coffee Break

16:15-16:40    Enforcing the 1922 White Paper: The Rise and Fall of the Palestine Gendermerie: 1922-1926

Gerald Sack, Zafed College, Israel

16:40-17:05    The Failed Memorialization of the 1929 Riots

Devorah Giladi, Post-doc student, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

17:05-17:35                Construction and technological progress during the early British Mandate in Palestine (1922 – 1927)

Rina Wasserman, Western Galilee College, Israel

17:35-17:50    Discussion

Thursday, June 2, 2022

10:30-11:00    Gathering

Session 3: Chairperson: Yossi Yagil, Western Galilee College 11:00-11:30            Land policy in British Mandate Palestine

Robert Home, Emeritus Professor in Land Management at Anglia Ruskin University, UK (Online presentation)

11:30-12:00    Transformative Landscapes: Settlement and Settlers in the Plain of Sharon, 1700-1948 Roy Marom, Independent Researcher, Israel

12:00-12:20    Coffee Break

12:20-12:50    The British White Paper of 1922 and the establishment of the boundary between Trans-Jordan and British Palestine

Gideon Biger, Emeritus Professor in Geography, Tel Aviv University, Israel 12:50-13:15   Discussion

13:15-14:30    Lunch Break

Session 4: Chairperson: Nadav Kashtan, Western Galilee College

14:30-14:55    The impact of the transfer from Ottoman Rule to British mandate on the Bedouins in Palestine.

Muhammad Suwaed, Western Galilee College, Israel

1455-15:20     The Peel Committee, 1936-1937 - the First Partition plan of Palestine Moshe Elad, Western Galilee College, Israel

15:20-15:45    German-Jewish refugees arriving in Palestine: The detention camp Atlit 1940/41 Verena Busser, Potsdam University of Applied Sciences, Germany

15:45-16:15    Discussion

16:15-16:30    Coffee Break

Session 5: Chairperson: Haim Sperber, Western Galilee College

16:30-17:00    How Great Britain lost control of the Temple Mount. Exploring changes in British policy towards the Middle East, 1916-1922.

Meir (Frank) Loewenberg, Emeritus professor, School of Social Work, Bar-Ilan University, Israel

17:00-17:30                The Assassination of Jacob-Israel de-Hann: The British Mandate, the Zionist Movement, and the Old Yishuv

Motti Inbari, Department of Philosophy and Religion, University of North Carolina, Pembroke (Online presentation)

Final words

Mr. and Mrs. Winston Churchill at Government House reception on 28 March 1921 in Jerusalem. (Wikimedia)

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