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 or from eventbrite (advised)  https://skyandwater.eventbrite.co.uk

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
https://www.facebook.com/#!/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 http://www.cambridgeliteraryfestival.com/events/a-palestinian-memoir/

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 http://amostrust.org/amos-palestine/

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

https://www.facebook.com/events/961000760577742/

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.

Film: Roadmap to Apartheid

February 20, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
February 25, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Pavilion Room
Hughes Hall College

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

https://www.facebook.com/events/1060340063993096/

The film is a historical documentation of the rise and fall of apartheid South Africa and shows how Palestinians feel they are living in a parallel system today. The screening will be followed by an open discussion. There will also be a series of photographs on display depicting ordinary life in the West Bank.

Talk: Ben White on Apartheid Israel

February 16, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
February 24, 2015
7:30 pmto9:00 pm

Keynes Hall
Kings College

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

Author Ben White www.benwhite.org.uk will talk on ‘Apartheid Israel: Exclusion, Segregation and Brutality’

Film: Children in Chains

February 5, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
February 11, 2015
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Anglia Ruskin University
LAB107

Organised by Cambridge Stop the War Coalition

Screening of documentary film by Jon Pullman showing the abuse of Palestinian children in the Israeli Military Court System. Many children stand up against the occupying soldiers of Israel combating tanks and guns with mere stones but as the film explains “For them the consequences of defiance can be kidnap, torture and imprisonment” and this incarceration can include the solitary confinement of children.

Talk: Holy Land Trust

November 21, 2014 · Posted in Event · Comment 
November 30, 2014
3:45 pmto5:00 pm
The Centre at St Pauls (Church)
Lower Hall
Hills Road Cambridge
With Sami Awad, the Director of the Holy Land Trust in Bethlehem
The Holy Land Trust is a grassroots organisation working in Bethlehem and
surrounding area running creative programmes aimed at strengthening communities
ground down by the impact of the occupation and promoting a non-violent end to
the occupation. See links below for more information. This is a great chance to
hear an inspirational speaker talking about the situation in the Holy Land
today. Light refreshments will be served.

http://www.holylandtrust.org/index.php/about/history
http://www.amostrust.org/events/amos-trust-presents-sami-awad/

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