Join Sumud Palestine on Sunday 29th October 2017 from 12.30 – 5.30 (starting with lunch) for food, talks, film, stalls & discussion to mark the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, one of the most significant & controversial documents in the history of the Middle East. Speakers include:
Bernard Regan Visiting Research Fellow, St Mary’s University. Author of The Balfour Declaration: Mandate & Resistance in Palestine. As an Executive Committee member of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign he has led many delegations to Palestine & for 25 years has been on the executive of the National Union of Teachers< Haim Bresheeth retired from the University of East London in 2002 & is now Professorial Research Associate, School of Oriental & African Studies. Scholar, filmmaker, photographer & activist, his books include Introduction to the Holocaust (with S. Hood) & Conflict & Contemporary Visual Culture in Palestine & Israel (with H. Hammami)
Brian Brown was administrative director of the Christian Institute of Southern Africa when he & it were banned in 1977 by the apartheid regime. A Methodist minister & member of Kairos-Britain, his autobiography Born to be Free contrasts apartheid in South Africa & the ongoing search for freedom of the Palestinian people
Mohammed Mukhaimar Palestinian-British psychologist, born & raised in Gaza, member of the steering group of the UK-Palestine Mental Health Network. With Angela Glendenning he established Sumud Palestine & also initiated & now mentors the Palestinian Association of Cognitive & Behavioural Therapies
Stalls: including Palestinian produce, pottery & textiles, books, leaflets & information.
Venue: Equality Hall, 77 Raymond Street, Hanly, ST1 4DP
Suggested donation £5