Welcome to the page of the Second International Meeting for Science in Palestine, to be held at Columbia University, NY, USA, from November 9th through 11th, 2018.

This will be our second international gathering to discuss how to implement concrete programs and long term visions to strengthen the growth of science in Palestine and help build ties between the Palestinian and international scientific communities. The target audience is a mix of Palestinian academics and students, and of international scientists committed to advancing these goals.


Public event: Doing Science Under Military Occupation: the case of Palestine

Video recording here.

Friday Nov 9, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Detailed program available here.
Northwest Corner Building, 501, Broadway and 120th Street, main campus, Columbia University, NY, USA

Saturday and Sunday sessions

Video recordings here.

(for registered participants only)
Starting on Saturday Nov 10 at 9AM & on Sunday Nov 11 at 9AM
(note the different locations for the sessions below)
Detailed program here.
Facebook event here.

Recordings of the Saturday and Sunday sessions:


The meeting will take place at Columbia University, NY, USA. Different sessions will be held in different rooms as indicated below:

Public event on Friday: Northwest Corner Building, 501, Broadway and 120th Street, main campus.

Saturday sessions (for registered participants): Mathematics Building, Room 203, main campus.
Sunday sessions (for registered participants): Northwest Corner Building, 501, Broadway and 120th Street, main campus.


The Saturday and Sunday sessions are only open for registered participants. The application deadline (October 30th 2018) has passed, and applications are closed.

Participants are expected to make their own travel and accommodation arrangements.

Organized by:

Scientists for Palestine

Endorsed by:

Al-Awada The Palestine right to return coalition

                Al-Awada NY

                           center for palestine studies cps columbia university
Columbia University Center for Palestine Studies

                       Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine

     Science for the People

                              Within our Lifetime • United for Palestine