2017 James Graff Memorial Lecture

50 Years and Counting: Legality of the Israeli Occupation of Palestine

November 29, 7:30 pm Eastern Time
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Course Description

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Canadia Friends of Sabeel and the Continuing Education Department of Emmanuel College in Toronto. United-in-Learning has been invited to bring our cameras into the lecture hall and livestream the event. Remote participants will be given the opportunity to ask questions during the Q&A time either by typing them onto the computer screen (so they can be read aloud), or by telephoning into our toll-free number and speaking directly into the meeting.

Michael Lynk is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, Western University, in London, Ontario. He joined the Faculty in 1999, and has taught courses in labour, human rights, disability, constitutional and administrative law. One of the books Professor Lynk has co-edited is International Law and the Middle East Conflict (Routledge, 2011) with Susan Akram, Michael Dumper and Iain Scobbie.


The annual James Graff Memorial Lecture was established in beloved memory of University of Toronto philosophy professor, husband, father, and tireless peace advocate. Dr. James Graff founded of NECEF, Canada’s oldest Middle East peace education NGO. In October 2005, Jim was still teaching as well as actively working for peace before he died later that month.

Canadian Friends of Sabeel is a Christian ecumenical organization seeking justice and peace in the Holy Land through non-violence and education. Sabeel, or ‘the way’, is an international peace and justice movement initiated by Palestinian Christians. Learn more about us at www.necefsabeel.ca

The lecture is graciously co-sponsored by Emmanuel College, a theological college of Victoria University in the University of Toronto. Informed by its Christian heritage, relationship with both church and university, and its Canadian, urban, and pluralistic location, Emmanuel College provides an education characterized by rigorous theological inquiry, contextual analysis, commitment to justice, and inclusive  practice. Learn more about Emmanuel College at www.emmanuel.utoronto.ca

Cost: $9.99 -- $5 discount if you pay online with a credit card.

This lecture is being broadcast from Victoria College Chapel, 2nd Floor Room 213, Victoria College Building, 91 Charles Street, Toronto If you're interested in attending in person, click here


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