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Date
29/10/2017
12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Location
Equality Hall
77 Raymond Street
Hanley


Join Sumud Palestine for food, talks, film, stalls and discussion to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration.

Speakers include:

Bernard Regan: Visiting Research Fellow, St Mary’s University. Author of The Balfour Declaration: Mandate and Resistance in Palestine. As an Executive Committee member of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign he led many delegations to Palestine and for 25 years was on the executive of the National Union of Teachers.

Haim Bresheeth: retired from the University of East London in 2002 and is now Professorial Research Associate, School of Oriental and African Studies. Scholar, filmmaker, photographer and activist, his books include Introduction to the Holocaust (with S. Hood) and Conflict and Contemporary Visual Culture in Palestine & Israel (with H. Hammami).

Brian Brown: was administrative director of the Christian Institute of Southern Africa when he and it were banned in 1977 by the apartheid regime. A Methodist minister and member of Kairos-Britain, his autobiography Born to be Free contrasts apartheid in South Africa and the ongoing search for freedom of the Palestinian people.

Mohammed Mukhaimar: Palestinian-British psychologist, born and raised in Gaza, member of the steering group of the UK-Palestine Mental Health Network. With Angela Glendenning he established Sumud Palestine and also initiated and now mentors the Palestinian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies.

Stalls: including Palestinian produce, pottery & textiles, books, leaflets and information.

Suggested donation: £5

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