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Dr Victor Kattan at ‘Palestine, Britain and the Balfour Declaration’ conference

Panel/Topic: Palestine and international law – from Balfour to settlements

March 27, 2018 at 11:56 am

Address by Dr Victor Kattan at MEMO’s Palestine, ‘Britain and the Balfour Declaration‘ conference held in London on October 7, 2017.

A Senior Research Fellow at the Middle East Institute and an Associate Fellow at the Faculty of Law at the National University of Singapore (NUS), Victor is the author of the critically acclaimed book From Coexistence to Conquest:International Law and the Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1891-1949. In 2017, Victor was announced the winner of the inaugural Asian Society of International Law Young Scholar Prize.

Palestine and international law – from Balfour to settlements

This session examines the legal aspects of the Declaration, in addition to perspectives on the Mandate, the UN Partition Plan, international law issues pertaining to the settlements and Israel’s flouting of UN resolutions.