- Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law and Practice Emeritus, Princeton University ,
Professor Richard Falk will deliver the annual Edward W. Said Memorial Lecture. His talk will focus on the present reality and future direction of the Palestinian struggle, taking account of the continuing relevance of Edward Said's views of the grounds of a sustainable peace and proceeding from his prophetic premise that the two-state approach should no longer becloud our judgment. This event is at capacity and we are no longer accepting registration. Doors will open at 5:15 p.m. and registered guests will be seated on a first-come, first-served basis. At 6:15 pm, any available seats will be filled by Columbia faculty, staff, or students in the waiting line who have a valid Columbia University photo ID. This event will be live-streamed on the Italian Academy webpage.