Speaking tour by Palestinian academics

Following a decision by UCU Congress 2007, a delegation from Palestine was invited to a undertake a speaking tour of UK universities and colleges.

Four colleagues from PFUUPE (the Palestinian Federation of Unions of University Professors and Employees) attended meetings across the UK during April 2008.


Speaking tour by Palestinian academics: itinerary

Monday 21 April
Liverpool University

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Hala Yamani, Bethlehem University

Monday 21 April
Manchester University

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Hala Yamani, Bethlehem University

Monday 21 April
Leeds University

Speakers: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University, and Saed Abu-Hijleh,An-Najah National University

Monday 21 April
York University

Speakers: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University, and Saed Abu-Hijleh, An-Najah National University

Tuesday 22 April
Sunderland University

Speakers: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University, and Saed Abu-Hijleh, An-Najah National University

Tuesday 22 April
Durham County Council
(organised by Derwentside College)
Speakers: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University, and Saed Abu-Hijleh, An-Najah National University

Tuesday 22 April
Sussex University

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Hala Yamani, Bethlehem University

Tuesday 22 April
University of Brighton

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Hala Yamani, Bethlehem University

Wednesday 23 April
University of Kent

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Hala Yamani,Bethlehem University

Wednesday 23 April
Glasgow Caledonian University

Speakers: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University, and Saed Abu-Hijleh, An-Najah National University

Thursday 24 April
University of Cambridge

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Hala Yamani, Bethlehem University

Thursday 24 April
Bristol University

Speakers: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University, and Saed Abu-Hijleh, An-Najah National University

Friday 25 April
University of East London

Speaker: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University

Friday 25 April
Lambeth College

Speaker: Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University

Monday 28 April
Warwick University

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University

Monday 28 April
Birmingham University

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University

Tuesday 29 April
London Metropolitan University

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University

Tuesday 29 April
SOAS

Speakers: Samia Al Botmeh, Birzeit University and Lisa Taraki, Birzeit University

Last updated: 3 June 2008