From Colonization to Solidarity: Narratives of Defeat and Sumoud

November 29th, International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleWhy did the UN General Assembly partition Palestine in 1947 and what has changed 30 years later to make it possible for the same international body to declare November 29th as the international day of solidarity with the people of Palestine? From Gaza to Jerusalem, Naqab to Beirut, and Haifa to LA and San Francisco, Palestinian public intellectuals will draw lessons for today, critique colonial narratives of submission, subjugation and defeat, and narrate histories of resistance, resilience and steadfastness.Register here: Barghouti: Co-founder of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights. Eid: Associate Professor of Postcolonial and Postmodern Literature at Gaza’s al-Aqsa University in Palestine.Mahmoud El Ali: Coordinator of the Center for Refugee Rights- (Aidoun). Francis: General Director of Ramallah-based Addameer Prisoner Support and Human Rights Association. Khoury: Retired community volunteer who had served as National president of the YWCA, president of Rawdat El-Zuhur and is a founding member of Birzeit University Board of Trustees and Sabeel Ecumenical Liberation Theology Centre.Myssana Morany: Coordinator of the Land and Planning Rights Unit at Adalah. Qaws: Member of El-Funoun Dance Troupe and part of the Afro-Palestinian community in Jerusalem.In Conversation With:Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi: Founding Director/Senior scholar of Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Studies Program at SFSU.Saliem Shehadeh: PhD candidate in Anthropology at the University of California, Los AngelesOmar Zahzah: Education and Advocacy Coordinator for Eyewitness Palestine.
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