Past – Palestine Solidarity Week

The week from 16h to 20th of February is Palestine Solidarity Week.  Please download our Timetable Of Events here, or check our events throughout the week in this page.

Monday:

Afternoon event, hosted and presented by the Friends of Palestine Society, traces the roots of the conflict from the 19th century to the occupation. Time: 14:00-16:00, Room: S0.13

Evening speaker TBA

Tuesday:

In the afternoon we will be screening the multiple-award winning film ‘Occupation 101′. Time: 14:00-16:00 Room: B2.13/14

Our evening guest speaker, Ghada Karmi, is a Palestinian author, doctor, and academic at Exeter university. Time: 18:00-21:00 Room: MS01

Wednesday:

Afternoon event, a talk on activism, solidarity, and the recent wave of University sit-ins by Chris Rossdale. Time: 14:00-16:00 Room: Lib2

Our evening guest speaker, Michel-Abdel Massih QC is a London-based Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer. Time: 18:00-21:00 Room: MS01 

Thursday:

This afternoon’s event focuses on the culture of Palestine, with a small number of items on sale and film showings. Time: 14:00-16:00 Room:S0.13

 

The evening event will be an open forum, open for any guest and participant. The floor will be open to all who wish to speak. Time: 18:00-21:00 Room: H0.52

Friday:

Our final afternoon’s event will provide information for interested individuals who wish to visit Palestine. Time: 14:00-16:00 Room:S0.18

This evenings’ speaker, and final speaker for the week, Sari Nusseybeh, is the Palestinian president of the Al-Quds (Jerusalem) University, professor of philosophy, political activist, and until 2002, representative of the Palestinian National Authority in Jerusalem Time: 18:00-21:00 Room: MS01.

Getting to the university

Arriving at the Coventry city train station, the university is approximately 25 minutes away by bus. The 12 bus will pass straight through university grounds and will bring you directly to the middle of campus. You can find the map of coventry on Googlemaps at: 

The university own Visiting the University website can be found here: 

campus-map-oct-08

If you are visiting from Outside the University: 

MS01 is in position 35.

H0.52 is in position 24.

Lib2 is in position 32.

S0.13 and S0.18 are in position 53.

B2.13/14 is directly opposite position 32, near position 11.

The main bus stop in the university can be seen close to parking positions p4 and P4a.

Staying in Coventry

If you would like to spend the night in Coventry city to attend events in more than one day, you can find hotels at the following sites:

You might also be interested in the following maps, to make sure you pick a place close to the university:

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