The Filmhouse will be screening the film Miral (2010) until the 16th of December.
Jeremy Hardy versus the Israeli Army follows the Radio 4 comedian in 2002 as he travels to Israel and the Occupied Territories to team up with members of the International Solidarity Movement (or ISM), where he engages in non-violent direct action to challenge the occupation.
A little evening of introductions to the Edinburgh Middle Eastern Society; who they are, what they do, where they go… with FREE middle eastern FOOD AND WINE.
Ilan Pappe opens the 14th Edinburgh Independent & Radical Book Fair and discusses his new books “Out of the Frame: The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel” and “Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel’s War Against the Palestinans” which is co-written with Noam Chomsky. Plus illustrated talk with William Parry on his book “Against the Wall : The Art of Resistance in Palestine” at 8:30pm.
A demonstration in solidarity with French BDS activists who are being prosecuted for boycotting Israel.
An event organised by the Centre for Advanced Study of the Arab World. Zachary Lockman will give the plenary, Palestine & the Politics of History, at the Royal Society of Edinburgh. A small drinks reception will follow. The event is free but you need to register for a ticket here.
A facilitated discussion group and workshop looking at the role of women in the internal politics of Palestine and Israel, the history of women’s movement in both countries, and the gendered aspects of wider international solidarity campaign, for the Feminist Day School. Facilitated by Hana Agil, who was brought up in Khan Yunis refugee camp in Gaza and has recently visited for the first time in 14 years. She is a graduate of Hebrew and Israeli Politics and has recently worked with UNRWA in Jordan.
People and Planet and EUSA are having many fun events in Fairtrade fortnight. On Wednesday 3rd March, at 1pm, samples of Equal Exchanges latest olive oils…
Norman Finkelstein’s new book, “This Time We Went Too Far” Truth and consequences of the Gaza invasion, will be released on the 31st of March,…
Mrs El Arabi is a Palestinian lady who works extensively with women in refugee camps in Gaza, as Women’s Program Coordinator for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA).