Seminar for Student Activists in the South

Seminar for Student Activists in the South, Be'er Sheva, June 16, 2010
This student seminar held at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev toward the end of the 2009/10 academic year was titled "Human rights, planning policy, and communities in the Negev." The seminar focused on issues such as urban planning and planning justice in the public space, and human rights and the environment in an area contested by Jews and Arabs.
The seminar was organized together with several social change organizations working in the Negev, including Shatil, ASSAF (Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Israel), Sustainable Development for the Negev and ACRI (the Association for Civil Rights in Israel), and was attended by engaged students, faculty members, NGO representatives, and local officials from Be'er Sheva and Rahat.