Britain Palestine Israel: 70 years on, 1st May, London

Sir Vincent Fean, former British Consul-General, Jerusalem
Alon Liel, former Director General, Israeli Foreign Ministry
Ghada Karmi, Palestinian doctor, writer and Research Fellow, Exeter University
Peter Shambrook, British historian specialising in Middle East
Leila Sansour, Palestinian film-maker based in Bethlehem
Menachem Klein, Department of Political Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Visiting Professor, King’s College Middle Eastern Studies Department

 

Please see full details of the event on the Balfour Project Website

Tickets are free and available on Eventbrite

 

DATE AND TIME

Tue 1 May 2018

10:00 – 15:30 BST

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LOCATION

The Auditorium

Bush House

The Strand

London

WC2B 4BG

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The creation of Israel brought joy to Jews but catastrophe to the Arabs of Palestine.

On Tuesday 1st May, King’s College London and the Balfour Project will host a one-day seminar on these topics in the Auditorium at Bush House, Strand, London WC2B 4BG.

British, Israeli and Palestinian speakers will reflect on the roots and consequences of these events, with a focus on Britain’s responsibility. They will explore possible ways ahead.

Speakers:

Sir Vincent Fean, former British Consul-General, Jerusalem
Alon Liel, former Director General, Israeli Foreign Ministry
Ghada Karmi, Palestinian doctor, writer and Research Fellow, Exeter University
Peter Shambrook, British historian specialising in Middle East
Leila Sansour, Palestinian film-maker based in Bethlehem
Menachem Klein, Department of Political Science, Bar-Ilan University, Israel. Visiting Professor, King’s College Middle Eastern Studies Department

Security:

Small shoulder-bags and laptops will be allowed into the hall but bigger bags such as rucksacs must be checked in at Charing Cross or Waterloo, where there are left-luggage facilities.

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