Speaking Tour: Malaka Mohammed – Palestinian Student & BDS Activist (8 – 14 Feb)
TCD Students for Justice in Palestine, United Against Racism, Academics for Palestine, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign and others are proud to host an Irish speaking tour featuring Palestinian student and BDS activist Malaka Mohammed between Wednesday 8th and Tuesday 14th February 2017 in Dublin (TCD & UCD), Maynooth (NUI), Sligo and Belfast (QUB). While most of the talks will take place on university campuses, they are open to all interested people.
About the speaker:
From Gaza, Malaka Mohammed is a Palestinian PhD candidate at Exeter University, Former National Union of Student Executive Committee member and a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigner. Her academic work focuses on Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails (with special focus on hunger strikes), on the concept of gender in hunger strikes and on grassroots resistance in Palestinian society.
List of speaking engagements:
[Dublin, TCD] Education, Equality & Activism – A Panel Discussion (TCD SJP & TCD Suas) – Wed, 8 February 2017, 7:00PM, MacNeil Theatre, Hamilton Building, Science Block, Trinity College Dublin
[Dublin, UCD] – Gaza, BDS and Academic Freedom: Talk with Malaka Mohammed – Thu, 9 February 2017, 1:00PM, Theatre N1, Newman Building, UCD, Dublin
[Maynooth NUI] Film Screening: Roadmap to Apartheid, with Palestinian campaigner Malaka Mohammed – Thu, 9 February 2017, 6:00PM, NIRSA seminar room, 2nd Floor, Iontas Building, NUI Maynooth
[Sligo] Justice for Palestine & BDS with campaigner Malaka Mohammed (UAR) – Sat, 11 February 2017, 2:00PM Sligo City Hotel, Quay Street, Sligo
[Belfast QUB] The Palestinian call for BDS: an introductory meeting with Malaka Mohammed (UCU & QUBSU) – Mon, 13 February 2017, 4:00PM, Peter Froggatt Centre 02/025, Queen’s University Belfast
[Belfast QUB] Academia and Activism in Palestine: A Palestinian’s Experience with Malaka Mohammed (MIGPSJ-IDRG) – Tue, 14 February 2017, 2:00PM, Peter Froggart Centre 01/020, Queen’s University Belfast