Palestine On The Thames: Nakba In My Present

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Palestine On The Thames: Nakba In My Present

We would like to invite you to join us in marking the 70th anniversary of Nakba by exploring its meaning to many people and celebrating Palestine on River Thames in Hammersmith between the 12th and 13th of May 2018 (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook).

The theme is ‘Nakba In My Present’ and we will be holding a number of presentations by speakers sharing their views, feelings, experiences about what Nakba means to them. Apart from that, the 2-day event is set to host a vibrant programme including art, workshops, stalls and pop up shops. There will be a raffle, excellent food and good discussion.

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What to expect?






Want to get involved with Ashaam?

We’re looking for volunteers to help us with event stewarding and getting the venue ready. By volunteering, you can be at the very centre of this exciting movement and learn about what goes into organising an international, 2-day family-friendly event.

When and where?

On Saturday and Sunday, 12 / 13 May 2018, between 10:00 and 20:00 (Free entry),

Uthink Creative generously hosts this event at Riverside Building, Winslow Rd, Hammersmith, London W6 9WA, UK.

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Who’s Speaking?

Saturday 12th May 2018

  • (11:00–11:45) Yousef Qandeel, Presentation, My Nakba: The Massacre of Al Dawaymeh (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (12:30–12:45) Professor Manuel HassassianTalk, The Nakba and the Ongoing Occupation of Palestine (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (13:00–13:30) Dr Swee Ang, Presentation, From Beirut to Jerusalem: The Return from Nakba to Home (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (13:45–14:00) Leanne Mohamad, Talk, The Nakba Today and Generation Palestine (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (15:00–15:45) Giedre Steikunaite, Presentation, View from Lithuania: Nakba in Three Keywords (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (17:00–17:20) Huda Ammori, Talk, BDS: Occupation and the International Resistance (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)

Sunday 13th May 2018

  • (13:00–13:45) Ahmed Masoud, Talk, Palestine: 70 Years of Creativity (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (14:00–14:45) Tom Suárez, Talk, Zionism Means Nakba (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (16:00–16:15) Jenan Younis, Standup, West Bank Off The River Thames Comedy (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (Cancelled) Ron Coello, Presentation, Hittin: The Ethnic Cleansing Of A Village (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (18:10–18:25) Ahmad Almostafa, Talk, (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (Cancelled) Dr Khalid El-Awaisi, Talk, The Intellectual Nakba (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)
  • (Cancelled) Hebatalla Taha, Talk (RSVP on Ashaam and Facebook)

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We hope you can join and get involved with us.

If you cannot join, you can help us by sharing this invitation on Twitter, Facebook, or via e-mail and spreading the word!

-We are still working on adding more speakers soon-

For further information, please contact Salah AbuEin, the event coordinator, at