Talking About Israel – Narratives Of Palestinian Nationalism


Our third Talking About Israel session, entitled ‘Narratives of Palestinian Nationalism’ focused on the evolution of Palestinian national identity, the history of the Balfour Declaration, the Hashemite Kingdom, British policies, the idea of the Nakba, as well as leadership today and modern directions.

The session was facilitated by Dr Bren Carlill, the Director of Public Affairs at the Zionist Federation of Australia.

Bren has a comprehensive history of working in the field of international relations, having previously worked at the Australian Department of Home Affairs and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. He’s also worked as a policy analyst at the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council, and as a Foreign Press Liaison at Palestinian Media Watch.

Bren also holds a PHD in history and international relations from the University of Melbourne, as well as a BA in international relations from the University of South Australia.

As always, this session was broadcast on Facebook LIVE and is also available by Youtube and right here on our website:


How often are you confronted with uncomfortable questions or discussions about Israel and you wish you knew exactly what to say?

Talking about Israel is a 5 session educational program aimed at providing members of inside and outside our community with the tools to discuss the political issues regarding Israel in an informed and educated manner.

Sessions are accessible for free via Facebook LIVE both on our main page and in this event, no registration necessary!

Event Details

7:30 PM