Edinburgh Action for Palestine have arranged a public meeting at 2pm Sunday, 28 October 2018. The speaker will be Nadia Hijab, co-founder & board president of Al-Shabaka: the Palestinian Policy Network. The meeting follows the commemoration at 1pm on the same day of the Al Dawayima massacre in 1948.
Nadia Hijab is co-founder and board president of Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network. She served as its Executive Director between 2011 and March 2018. A writer, public speaker and media commentator, Hijab’s first book, Womanpower: The Arab debate on women at workwas published by Cambridge University Press and she co-authored Citizens Apart: A Portrait of Palestinians in Israel (I. B. Tauris). She was Editor-in-Chief of the London-based Middle East magazine before serving at the United Nations in New York. She is a co-founder and former co-chair of the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights and now serves on its advisory board.
Talk & discussion 2 – 4 pm
History of the Nakba display can be viewed from 1pm & after the talk
Summerhall (TechCube), Summerhall Pl, Edinburgh EH9 1PL