The Palestine Podcast #14: Academics for Palestine discussion on ‘Academic Voices From Palestine: Education Under Occupation’
The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
PP#14 – Academics for Palestine discussion on ‘Academic Voices From Palestine: Education Under Occupation’ [2015-10-14] – (Download here)
Education in Palestine has been under systematic attack by the Israeli occupation.
This talk – held on Wednesday 14th October 2015 in the JM Synge Theatre in Trinity College Dublin – introduced the voices and experiences of Palestinian academics from Gaza.
It was introduced by Dr Iain Atack of the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin and chaired by Dr. Ronit Lentin, Professor Emeritus of the Department of Sociology in TCD.
The speakers were:
Dr. Yaser Al Ashqar, Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin
Suha Shaheen, Lecturer in IT, Al Quds Open University, Gaza
Dr Ayman Shaheen, Political Science Al Azhar University, Gaza
and Malaka Mohammed, BA Islamic University Gaza, MSc Hons, Sheffield University, Member of the Executive of the National Union of Students, UK who joined via Skype.
Disclaimer: The views expressed in this podcast reflect the opinions of the speaker(s) only and do not reflect the views of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign unless otherwise explicitly stated.