International Social Sciences Conference Focuses on Palestinian Youth

The Birzeit University Social and Behavioral Sciences Department in partnership with the French Institute for Near East Studies (IFPO) held a two-day conference on November 18-19, 2013 entitled: "Palestinian Youth: the Forms of Everyday Engagement?"
"The holding of this international scientific conference is of great importance because it deals with the issues pertaining to the most important sector, namely that of youth,” said Vice President for Academic Affairs Henry Giacaman in opening the conference. He also thanked the various international participants at the event, visiting from French and other universities and research centers.
Department chairperson Abaher Saqqa said that one of the main conference themes is to explore different approaches to the concept of "commitment," as individual practice.