From the president's office at Al-Quds University, watch our uncut conversation with the Palestinian philosopher from March 15, 2011 in East Jerusalem.
We experience a vision of caution and hope planted in a long view of Arab and Palestinian history, culture, and time in Palestinian philosopher Sari Nusseibeh. His personal story is steeped in layers of identity and, as he says, living legend, which shape history in the making today.
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