March 05, 2011

Israeli apartheid week

I have to try to redeem myself here because I missed Israeli Apartheid Week in London. Well, I missed the beginning anyway. It's not good to post mid-event but thankfully David Hillman in a comment to a post on an IAW past has given me a jog over the events in Oxford starting today:


University of Oxford, Friday March 4- Wednesday March 9, 2011
*Friday March 4 “The Road to Justice: Boycotting Apartheid”
Speakers: Dr Karma Nabulsi and Omar Bargouti
Chair: Dr Marc Stears
Time: 8pm
Location: Nissan Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College
Karma Nabulsi is Fellow in Politics at St Edmund Hall and University
Lecturer in International Relations. Her publications include
Traditions of War: Occupation, Resistance and the Law (OUP, 2005)
Omar Barghouti is an independent Palestinian researcher, commentator
and human rights activist and a steering committee member of the
Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.
He is the author of Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: the Global
Struggle for Palestinian Rights (Haymarket, 2011)
Marc Stears is Fellow in Politics at University College and University
Lecturer in Political Theory. He is the author of Demanding Democracy:
American Radicals in Search of a New Politics (Princeton, 2010)
*Monday March 7 “Report Back from the Gaza Flotilla”
Speaker: Sarah Colborne
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Oxford Union, Gladstone Room
Sarah Colborne is the Executive Director of the Palestine Solidarity
Campaign. She was on board Mavi Marmara boat that was attacked as part
of the Gaza Flotilla convoy in 2010 and is a leading campaigner
against the siege of Gaza.
*Wednesday March 9 “The Egyptian Revolution and Palestine”
Speaker: Hussam Hamalawy
Chair: Dr. Abdel Razzaq Takriti
Time: 7:30pm
Location: Oxford Union, Gladstone Room
Hussam Hamalawy is a journalist and activist and a leading Egyptian
revolutionary voice. He publishes the popular blog
Abdel Razzaq Takriti is S.G. Younis Junior Research Fellow in
Political History at St Edmund Hall. His research focuses on Arab
revolutionary movements.


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