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Join Webinar titled: “The War on Palestinian Education”

Written by Right Education  •  Sunday, 17.12.2023, 12:15
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The Right to Education Campaign at Birzeit University in collaboration with Friends of Birzeit University (FoBZU) and The Galilee Foundation cordially invite you to a webinar Titled:

“The war on Palestinian Education”

Description: The War on Palestinian Education is a webinar event to discuss how the war in Gaza has also been an attack on Palestinian education. The webinar will be chaired by Professor Arathi Sriprakash, who is Professor of Sociology and Education at the University of Oxford and author of “Learning Whiteness: Education and the Settler Colonial State”. Her research explores reparations and reparative justice in education.

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Speakers: 

Adi Mansour

Adi holds an LLB in Law and BA in political science from Tel Aviv University. During his studies, he served as a teaching and research assistant. He is also a founding member and activist of the Haifa Youth Movement, and he served as the head of “Almuntada” – the Arab Law Students Forum, Tel Aviv University. Upon completing his studies, Adi clerked in the national public defender’s office in the field of criminal and administrative law. Adi joined Adalah as a staff attorney in 2021, where he works in the Civil and Political Rights Unit.

Sundos Hammad

Sundos is the coordinator of the Right to Education Campaign at Birzeit University, and human rights activist, holds a Master Degree in International studies and interested in Social justice and Academic freedom.

Saleem Lubbad

Saleem is a full-time physicist and a doctorate candidate at the University of Oxford, working on the development of Nuclear Fusion Energy. He has worked on several academic initiatives with Palestinian universities, such as the OxPal Medical Link and the Oxford Jesus College Gaza Scholarship. Saleem is an Arabic language poet, writer, voice-over artist, and TV presenter. His interests span Arabic literature, modern science and technology, the history of science, and Islamic art. He has worked on various museum curation and media production projects, produced and presented a science show for Al-Araby TV, and often pens columns for several newspapers in the Middle East.

Dr Samia Al-Botmeh

Samia is an assistant professor in economics at the Faculty of Business and Economics/ Birzeit University. She was formerly the director for the Centre for Development Studies at Birzeit University. Her research has explored alternatives to neo-liberal development in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and gender differentials in labour market outcomes.

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