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The Palestinian Cause: From the Nakba to the Deal of the Century

Photography Exhibition — Panel Discussion — Iftar

 

Wednesday 15th May (Nakba Day)

At the Irish Cultural Centre: 5 Black’s Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 9DT

From 6pm, free of charge

Panel discussion chaired by television presenter Wijdan Alrubaiee.

On the panel:

Dr Ibrahim Natil:
Lecturer at Dublin City University (DCU), Ireland. He is the winner of Robert Chamber best paper, 2018. He is also a research fellow at Institute of International Conflict Resolution & Reconstruction (Dublin City University). He is the Co-covenor of NGOs in Development Study Group, Development Studies Association-UK. He also is an international development consultant, worked for many civil society organisations and managed more than 56 projects and programmes. He authored several publications on a wide range of politics, international relations. He is the book co-editor of ‘The Power of Civil Society in the Middle East and North Africa (2019) and book author of ‘Hamas Transformation: Opportunities and Challenges (2015).

Dr Asad Abushark:
Retired Professor of Linguistics, Palestinian human rights activist; first PLO representative in Ireland; and international spokesperson for the Great March of Return. He is from the Gaza strip and currently lives in Ireland.

Mariam Barghouti:
Palestinian writer and commentator currently pursuing her graduate studies at the University of Edinburgh in Sociology and Global Social Change. Her research focuses on the cleavages within Israeli social structure and the colonial reality in Palestine. Her writing has been featured in Al-Jazeera, the New York Times, Newsweek, and others. You can follow her on twitter @MariamBarghouti

Akram Ataallah:
Political analyst and regular columnist for the West Bank daily newspaper al-Ayyam.