Sunday 14th March, 16:00
Ilan Pappe: "This book challenges successfully the common misrepresentation of Hamas in the West. It is a must read for anyone engaged with the Palestine issue and interested in an honest introduction to this important Palestinian movement.”
Sunday 21st March, 14:00
Based in Detroit, Huwaida Arraf is a Palestinian lawyer and consultant on human rights and international law discussing the relationship between legal fights and public campaigning for Palestinian rights.
Saturday 20 March, 15:00
Richard Falk on his UN study of Israeli state-enforced racism, apartheid. Scottish poet Courtney Stoddart will read some of her poetry to frame the discussion. Here reading her '500 Years': https://www.facebook.com/edbookfest/videos/693427618037081
Saturday 10th April, 15:00
The Rev Bastiaan Jan Ader saved hundreds of Jews from the Nazis during WWII. His son Erik discusses the 1,100 trees the JNF built over the ruins of the ethnically cleansed Palestinian village of Bayt Natif and dedicated to his father.
Saturday 8th May, 16:00
Ilan Pappé on the role of JNF leaders in developing the ideology and strategy of ethnic cleansing leading up to 1948, including the military expulsion operations and thwarting the Palestinian Right of Return.