Fri, 11 November 2016
History Professor Wm. Roger Louis of the University of Texas at Austin, a world-renowned expert in British imperial history, discusses the repercussions of two WWI British foreign policy decisions - the Sykes-Picot agreement and the Balfour Declaration - that are still felt across the Middle East to this day.
Prof. Louis participated in an international symposium at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute upon the 100th anniversary of the Sykes-Picot agreement.
Song: Yael Dekelbaum - Tfilat HaImahot
This season of the Tel Aviv Review is made possible by The Van Leer Jerusalem Institute, which promotes humanistic, democratic, and liberal values in the social discourse in Israel.