Peterborough Israeli Apartheid Week

Monday, March 21, 2011 - 17:00 to Sunday, March 27, 2011 - 00:00

The Peterborough Coalition for Palestinian Solidarity will be hosting numerous events throughout Israeli Apartheid Week. Last year, over 35 cities around the world participated in IAW. This year takes place following a year of incredible successes for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement on the global level. Lectures, films, and actions will highlight some of these successes along with the many injustices that continue to make BDS so crucial in the battle to end Israeli Apartheid. We encourage all interested community members to show their support and solidarity with campus organizers and the efforts made to provide awareness, education and participation.

Monday, March 21
One session, two speakers:
Why is there no peace in Palestine?  Feyzi Baban
Olive Oil Activism in Palestine and Beyond.  Anne Meneley
Lady Eaton College Pit 1pm - 3pm (Trent University)

Israeli Apartheid Wall & Checkpoints  
Trent Faryon Bridge
4:30 pm

Tuesday, March 22
Film Screening -- Leila Khaled: Hijacker
GCS 115 7 pm – 9pm (Trent University)

Wednesday, March 23

Passage of a Jewish Boat to Gaza: Two Peoples-One Future. If Not Now, When?
Glyn Secker and Lillian Rosengaarten
Lady Eaton College Pit 5 pm – 7 pm (Trent University)

Thursday, March 24
One session, two speakers:
Egypt’s Revolution and the Middle East.  Gavin Fridell
An Introduction to the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Campaign.  Suha Jarrar
2:30 pm – 4:30 pm CCN M2 (Trent University)

Friday, March 25
No Fiddler on the Roof: Queer, Feminist, Jewish Arts and Activism of Palestinian Solidarity  
Zach Ruiter
5 pm – 7 pm location TBA (most likely downtown)

Saturday, March 26
Cultural Night
The Recipe & Poetry
Time and Location TBA

Full schedule and more information will be available soon at

Various sites around Peterborough & Trent University
1600 West Bank Drive
k9j 7b8 Peterborough , ON
44° 16' 58.134" N, 78° 21' 8.2764" W
Ontario CA
Monday 1-5pm, Tuesday 7-9pm, Wednesday 5-7pm, Thursday 2:30-4:30pm, Friday 5-7pm, Saturday TBA

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