Popular unarmed resistance in Palestine: Caabu event with Marwan Darweish

30-03-2016 17:56

Source: CAABU


Caabu would like to invite you to an event on popular unarmed resistance in Palestine, with academic and co-author of Popular Protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future, Marwan Darweish.


This is not an event exclusively for Caabu members, but if you would be interested in signing up to support our work, you can do so here.


When: Wednesday 20 April, 18:30 - 20:00.


Where: Wilson Room, Portcullis House, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA


Click here for directions. Portcullis House is marked 4 on the map. Please leave 20 minutes to get through security.


Chair: Andy McDonald MP


As places are limited, RSVP is essential. Please confirm your attendance with Joseph Willits (willitsj@caabu.org). Please do forward this email to friends, family members and colleagues who may be interested.


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About the event:


Marwan Darweish will provide an overview and analysis of the role and significance of unarmed civil (popular) resistance in the Palestinian national movement. The main focus will be on the contemporary popular resistance movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), but with a review of the thread of unarmed civil resistance that has run throughout the history of the Palestinian liberation struggle.


At the present juncture the popular resistance movement, especially in the West Bank, is the most significant form of struggle against the ongoing occupation.


You can read more about Popular Protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future , which was co-authored with Andrew Rigby in 972 Magazine and the New York Review of Books


About the speaker:


Marwan Darweish is Principal Lecturer in Peace Studies at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University. He has extensive experience in conflict transformation and peacebuilding across the Middle East region and internationally. He co-edited Peacebuilding and Reconciliation: Contemporary themes and challenges (Pluto 2012).


You can read more about Marwan on his profile page at Coventry University.

Topics : #Israel #Palestine #Palestinian resistance #Marwan Darweish #CAABU #Life under Occupation #Civil resistance #West Bank

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