Date(s) - 22 Feb 2016 until 26 Feb 2016
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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All events are on the Sussex Univ campus at Falmer
Monday 22nd – Arts A1 – 6pm
Apartheid 101 – Want to learn what Apartheid is, and how the word can be applied to the system within Israel – as well as learn about the Palestinian call for the boycott of Israel then come along! We will be joined by Dr. Jacob Norris, a lecturer in Middle Eastern History, Alan Lester, Professor of Historical Geography, and a Palestinian student.
Tuesday 23rd – Arts A1 – 6pm
The Politics of Incarceration – Join us for a discussion on the politics of incarceration both in Britain and Palestine. Hear from Sahar Francis, the director of Addameer, a Palestinian civil society organisation that supports Palestinian political prisoners detained in Israeli prisons and from activists in the Migrant Solidarity movement across Britain.
Wednesday 24th – Chichester 3 – 2pm
Film screening of The Wanted 18, a film about the efforts of the residents of Beit Sahour who tried to start a local dairy collective during the First Intifada in a quest for greater self-sufficiency. The Israeli security forces deemed the 18 dairy cows a threat to national security, forcing the residents of Beit Sahour to find ways to hide the cows.
Friday 26th – Arts A1 – 6pm
A lecture from Rashid Khudairi, the Palestinian co-ordinator of the Jordan Valley Solidarity Project, a network of grassroots Palestinian organisations in the Jordan Valley who work to resist the ongoing Israeli occupation, and protect Palestinian existence in the Jordan Valley.
Jordan Valley Solidarity Project Website
Jordan Valley Solidarity Project Facebook Page