Talk: Khaleel Desai’s Reflections on the Facts on the Ground

November 12, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
November 26, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Audit Room
Kings College Cambridge

Organised by Cambridge PSC and Cambridge University Palestine Society

Khaleel Desai is a human rights and public law solicitor who over the last 10 years has been working across Whitehall. He was a member of the legal team on the Leveson enquiry, and has spent much of the last year living and working in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.

He will share his experiences of day-to-day life for Palestinians, the facts on the ground in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, and offer an assessment of the strenghts and weaknesses of international campaigns and advocacy.

Book Launch: Whose Promised Land?

November 12, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
November 23, 2015
7:30 pmto9:30 pm

Brickfields (City Church Cambridge)
Cheddars Lane Newmarket Road Cambridge

The author Colin Chapman will introduce this new fully updated 5th edition of his book.

He is a former lecturer in Islamic Studies at the Near East School of Theology in Beirut.

Light refreshments will be served from 7.30pm, for an 8pm start.

The book will be available at £8

For further enquiries tel 07528 954747

Talk: Leila Abdelrazaq

November 12, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
November 20, 2015
5:30 pmto7:00 pm

Audit Room
Kings College Cambridge

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

The Chicago-based Palestinian author and artist will talk about her debut graphic novel ‘Baddawi’.

Talk: Gaza-An Unreachable Destination

August 17, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
August 25, 2015
7:30 pmto9:00 pm
Emmanuel Church
72 Trumpington St Cambridge
JAMES GODFREY will talk about the history of attempts to challenge the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip,
and the latest efforts of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) of which his organisation
The International Committee for Breaking the Siege is a partner.
For the past 6 years the Israeli Navy has been preventing boats entering an area of 3-6 nautical miles from the Gaza coast.
Consequently people are denied the ability to fish and trade, and so make their living.

Book Launch: Susan Abulhawa

May 19, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
June 1, 2015
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

Heffers Bookshop
20 Trinity St Cambridge

The author of ‘Mornings in Jenin’ will be discussing her new book ‘The Blue Between Sky and Water’

‘Susan Abulhawa brings a raw humanity and delicate authority to the story of Palestine in this devastatingly beautiful tale’

Copies of the book will be available at a discounted price.

Tickets £4 (on the door by 5pm) or advised in advance from  

Talk and Music: Rebuilding a Home in Palestine

May 19, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
May 29, 2015
7:00 pmto9:30 pm

St Paul’s Church
Hills Road Cambridge

Chris Rose and Lia McClean will report back on their house-building trip.
The house is finished and the family have moved in.

Music from Farlanders

Simple supper and bar, retiring collection for the Amos Trust

Election Hustings: Is British foreign policy promoting justice in the Middle East

April 15, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
April 27, 2015
7:30 pmto9:30 pm

Friends Meeting House
12 Jesus Lane
Cambridge CB5 8BA

Organised by Cambridge Palestine Solidarity Campaign!/events/467387876759126/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Your chance to quiz election candidates on foreign policy

With Cambridge City candidates Julian Huppert(LibDem) Rupert Read(Green) Daniel Zeichner(Labour)
and South Cambridgeshire candidates Dan Greef(Labour) and Sebastian Kindersley(LibDem)

Supported by Cambridge Trades Council and Cambridge Stop the War Coalition

Book discussion: Return - A Palestinian Memoir

April 12, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
April 19, 2015
11:30 amto12:30 pm

Cambridge Union Library
9a Bridge St CB2 1UB

Part of the Cambridge Literary Festival

Author GHADA KARMI will talk about her new book ‘Return - A Palestinian Memoir’

see full details here

Musical Evening: Recital for Peace

February 28, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
March 8, 2015
7:00 pmto10:00 pm
Centre at St Paul’s Main Hall
Hills Road Cambridge

In collaboration with the Amos Trust
A cafe-style musical evening with a variety of local artists to raise funds for rebuilding a demolished home in Palestine.
Featuring performances by Michael Copley, Christina Barry, ReSound acapella choir led by Rowena Whitehead, Simon Oberst, Tom Howe, Fraser Reich and ‘For Whom the Bass Falls’(Arabic/Klezmer music band)

7.00 for 7.30pm Palestinian snacks and refreshments
Donations £13.50 at the door (students £9)
Online donations https://www.justgiving.comCornelia-McLean/
Amos Trust - Challenging injustice, Rebuilding hope
For further information about the visit, and a video of the last build, please visit

Discussion Panel: Students from Gaza

February 25, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
March 2, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Keynes Hall
King’s College

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

Join us for a student-run discussion panel featuring Malaka Mohammed and Shahd Abusalama, who will share their personal experiences as Palestinian students in the UK, particularly on the role of Boycott Divestment and Sanctions in achieving a just peace in Israel-Palestine.

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