Sat, 21 Oct 2017, 10:00 - 16:15
Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT
A free conference hosted by Liverpool Friends of Palestine
This free conference will explore the history and lasting legacy of Britain’s role in Palestine / Israel since the Balfour Declaration, 1917. It will be for all those who would like to know more about Britain’s role, both in its promised support for a national home for Jews on land belonging to the Palestinian people, and in how we arrived at the current situation.
Everyone is welcome.
Ilan Pappe – Israeli citizen, historian, Professor at Exeter University, Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies, author of many books on Palestine including Out of the Frame: The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel.
Ben Jamal – British born Palestinian, Director of Palestine Solidarity Campaign
David Cronin – Journalist, Deputy Editor of Electronic lntifada and author of several books on lsrael/Palestin
Chair: Rev. Nicholas Frayling formerly Rector of Our Lady and St. Nicholas, Liverpool and Dean of Chichester. Member of The Balfour Project.
There will be a bookstall courtesy of News from Nowhere and other stalls. Coffee, tea, biscuits and lunch provided.
Arrive from 9.30am for prompt start.