Abbas Shiblak - University of Oxford (11:45 am - 12.30 pm)
'Political and human impact of Palestinians' statelessness'
Author and academic, Abbas Shiblak, has worked extensively on displacement, diaspora and refugee issues, in particular Palestinian refugees and diasporic communities. Shiblak is a founder of the Palestinian Refugee and Diaspora Centre (SHAML) in Ramallah and Research Associate at the Department of International Development, University of Oxford. His book on Palestinian Communities in Europe was published in 2005 by IPS.