Event: Academic Freedom and Palestinian Solidarity in Canada

To mark the United Nations International Day of Solidarity With the Palestinian People, Faculty for Palestine (F4P) Alberta is hosting its inaugural event:

Academic Freedom and Palestinian Solidarity in Canada: What Can Alberta Faculty Do?
Tuesday, November 29 (5:00 – 6:30 pm)
Room 7-152, Education North Building
University of Alberta
(North of 87 Avenue at 113 Street)

How can academics work in solidarity with Palestinian civil society? How can faculty support educational initiatives about Israel/Palestine? What can you do as an Alberta educator to protect academic freedom and free expression? Please join us on the United Nations International Day of Solidarity With the Palestinian People for an inaugural panel discussion. Find out more about F4P Alberta, and meet colleagues from different departments and universities. All faculty and other interested individuals are welcome. Refreshments will be served.

Moderator:
Dr. Lynette Shultz

Dr. Toni Samek
“Academic Freedom: A Moving Target?”

Evelyn Hamdon and Scott Harris
“Israeli Apartheid Week in Canada”

Dr. Yasmeen Abu‐Laban
“F4P Alberta”

About F4P Alberta:

Linked to the national F4P network, the Alberta Chapter is a solidarity group consisting of faculty members from all ranks and post-secondary institutions in Alberta. As members of society responsible for education, teaching, and research, we recognize a public responsibility to bear witness to the continued oppression and suffering of Palestinians, and to publicize the complicity of Canadian policies. We are also concerned with threats to academic freedom in Israel, Palestine and Canada.

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