Israeli Apartheid Week 2016

1 February 2016 - 3:45pm

Israeli Apartheid Week is an annual series of events taking place across more than 150 universities and cities around the world. It aims to raise awareness about Israel’s ongoing settler-colonial project and apartheid policies over the Palestinian people. Panels, film screenings, and creative actions build support for the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

War on Want is proud to be co-sponsoring some great events for IAW 2016. Here is a provisional schedule; watch this space for additional events and updates!

22 February 2016 - 6:30 PM - Brunei Gallery, SOAS - 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London

With Steven Salaita, the Edward Said Chair of American Studies at the American University of Beirut. Author of “Uncivil Rites:Palestine and the Limits of Academic Freedom”; Sahar Francis, director of Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association in Palestine; Malia Bouattia, Black Students' Officer at the National Union of Students and co-founder of Black Women's Forum UK; and chairing: Rafeef Ziadah, Palestinian spoken word poet, a postdoctoral research fellow at SOAS and a member of the Palestine BDS National Committee secretariat.

CLOSING PARTY: Rafeef Ziadah's We Teach Life! Album Release

26 February 2016 - 8:00 PM - Rich Mix 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA London

Join critically acclaimed Palestinian spoken word artist Rafeef Ziadah in celebrating the release of her new album We Teach Life.  Some of the more daring names in Arabic Hip Hop and Rap will be joining in the celebration including: Muqata'a (aka Boikutt), Z the People Electro Soul, Eljehaz ft. Walaa Sbait Zumur/Mijwz. Click here for tickets and more info.


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