Nakba71-The Palestinian Narrative
1. Speakers, Films, Dabke Presentation, Personal Testimonies
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2pm
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W. Hastings, Vancouver Rm. 7000
Gaza-born Ramzy Baroud is a journalist, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle. His latest book is The Last Earth: A Palestinian Story (Pluto Press, London). Baroud has a Ph.D. in Palestine Studies from the University of Exeter and is a former Non-Resident Scholar at Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies, University of California Santa Barbara. His website is www.ramzybaroud.net.
Sobhi Al-Zobaidi is a Palestinian filmmaker, artist and scholar who was born in Jerusalem in 1961 and who grew up in the Jalazone refugee camp near Ramallah. He studied economics at Birzeit University and Cinema at NYU. He is currently completing his Ph.D. at SFU.
He will be presenting his film, My Very Private Map
Local Palestinians will also present their personal stories of being Nakba survivors or descendants.
(This event is part of a Cross Canada Day of Action marking Nakba71.)
Hosted by Canada Palestine Association and Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies – SFU
2. Boycott Israeli Wines Picket, Mark Nakba71
May 18 – 4:15 pm, BC Liquor Store, SFU Harbour Centre, Gather W. Cordova entrance near Seymour across from Sea Bus