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Mazin Qumsiyeh UK speaking tour

Mazin Qumsiyeh UK speaking tour

25th October - 2nd November 2017

Wed, 25 Oct 2017

Organised by Oxford Ramallah Friendship Association to fundraise for the Palestine Natural History Museum in Bethlehem

Mazin Qumsiyeh is a Professor at Bethlehem and Bir Zeit Universities, and Director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History and the Palestine Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability, Bethlehem University (www.palestinenature.org). Professor Qumsiyeh is an activist and speaks and writes about ecology and human rights in Palestine.

Author of Sharing the Land of Canaan: Human Rights and the Israeli/Palestinian Struggle and Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment (Pluto Press 2010)

Public meetings programme 25th October to 2nd November 2017

Wednesday 25th October – Leeds
6pm – Leeds University, Maurice Keyworth Building, Seminar Room G31 – hosted by Leeds PSC

Thursday 26th October – Chesterfield
4pm – Friends Meeting House, corner of Ashgate Road and Brockwell Lane, Chesterfield.
7pm – Mormon Chapel, Sheffield Road, Chesterfield – organised by Stand Up to Racism, Interfaith Forum, Chesterfield PSC

Friday 27th October – Warwick, Walsall
1pm – R0.12, Ramphal Building, University of Warwick.  Organised by Warwick for Justice in Palestine.
7pm – The Crossing at St Paul’s, Darwell Street, Walsall, WS1 1DA – organised by Walsall Kobar Friendship Association in conjunction with West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign based in Birmingham.

Saturday 28th October – Oxford
4pm – West Oxford Community Centre, Botley Road, OX2 0BT – organised by Oxford Ramallah Friendship Association and Oxford Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

Sunday 29th October – Waltham Forest, London
2.30pm  – The Hub (formerly the Asian centre), Orford Road, Walthamstow Village, E17 9LN   Organised by Waltham Forest PSC.

Monday 30th October – Camden, London
8pm – Swiss Cottage Library, 88 Avenue Road, London NW3 3HA. Hosted by Camden Town with Primrose Hill Labour Party Branch, Camden Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Jewish Voice for Labour. Introduced by Professor Tom Selwyn of SOAS, chaired by Richard Kuper of Jews for Justice for Palestinians and JVL.

Tuesday 31st October – London
5.45pm – 7pm – London Middle East Institute, SOAS, University of London, MBI Al Jaber Building, 21 Russell Square, London WC1B 5EA. Part of the London Middle East Institute’s Tuesday Evening Lecture Programme on the Contemporary Middle East.
7.45pm – 10pm – Merton Arts Space, Compton Road, London SW19 7QA – behind Wimbledon Library (near Wimbledon Station). Organised by Merton PSC.

Wednesday 1st November – Oxford
7pm – Investcorp Lecture Theatre, St Antony’s College, Woodstock Road, OX2 6JF. Organised by Oxford Ramallah Friendship Association and co-sponsored by Friends of Birzeit University (Fobzu). Chaired by Omar Shweiki of Fobzu.

Thursday 2nd November – Bedford, St. Albans
10.30am – All Saints Church, Queens Park, Bedford. Organised by Bedford Friends of Al Walaja
7.30pm – Trinity URC, 1 Beaconsfield Road, St Albans, Herts, AL1 3RD (close to St Albans station). Organised by St Albans Friends of Palestine. All welcome, free admission, stall with Zaytoun oil, dates etc.

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