Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

Palestine: Paving the Path from Occupation to Justice
Monday, January 30 (3:00 – 4:30 pm)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy 1-182

PAST EVENTS

Gaza Calls: Canada Answers
Live Canada-wide video conference with Gaza
Saturday, November 26 (10 am – 1 pm)
Southminster-Steinhauer United Church

Why BDS Matters: A Town Hall Discussion
Wednesday, October 26 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) Room 2-190

Open Bethlehem
Film screening and Q&A with Director Leila Sansour and Executive Producer Wael Kabbani
Tuesday, September 27 (7:00-9:00 pm)
Education Centre South, Room 129

Day of the Land Potluck Dinner
Sunday, April 3 (5:30 pm)
Edmonton Islamic Academy
14525 127 Street

BDS, Dissidence, and the Fight for Free Speech
Featuring Nisha Nath and Dax D’Orazio
Thursday, March 24 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) Room 1-190
SW corner of 87 Avenue & 114 Street, U of A campus

The Wanted 18
Film Screening
Wednesday, March 23 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Education Centre South, Room 129
87 Avenue & 113 Street, U of A campus

Witnessing Apartheid: Activist Experiences in Palestine
Featuring Eoin Murray, Dawn Waring, and Carmen Jarrah
Tuesday, March 22 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) Room 1-190
SW corner of 87 Avenue & 114 Street, U of A campus

Apartheid in Palestine
Featuring Dr. Ghada Ageel
Monday, March 21 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) Room 1-190
SW corner of 87 Avenue & 114 Street, U of A campus

Canada Needs an Anti-War Government
Forum and Discussion organized by ECAWAR
Monday, February 29 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Education Centre South, Room 129
87 Avenue at 113 Street, University of Alberta Campus

The Great Book Robbery: Chronicles of a Cultural Destruction
Wednesday, February 10 (6:00 pm)
Education Centre South Room 255
87 Avenue at 113 Street, University of Alberta Campus

Apartheid in Palestine: Hard Laws and Harder Experiences
Book Launch featuring Dr. Ghada Ageel
Thursday, January 28 (3:30 – 6:00 pm)
Room B-87, Henry Marshall Tory Building, University of Alberta

Forum on Syria: The Refugee Crisis, the Peace Process and Canada’s Role
Thursday, January 7 (7:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 150

Jerusalem in Danger
A seminar on the current situation in Jerusalem
Sunday, November 1 at 7:00 pm
Edmonton Islamic Academy
14525 127 Street

PSN Study Group Meeting
Selections from The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine by Ilan Pappe
Wednesday, November 18th (6:00-8:00 pm)
University of Alberta

Nakba Day Commemoration Dinner
Hosted by the Canada Palestine Cultural Association
Sunday, May 17 (Doors at 6:00 pm)
Edmonton Islamic Academy
14525-127 Street

Speed Sisters
Edmonton Premiere at the Global Visions Film Festival
Saturday, May 9 (Noon – 2:00 pm)
Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre)
8712-109 Street

Israeli Elections: What Next For Israel-Palestine
Featuring Gideon Levy
Thursday, March 26 (7:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 150

The Palestinian Bazaar
Saturday, March 14 (Noon – 10:00 pm)
Citadel Theatre
9828-101A Avenue

Sharing Tea Amidst Conflict: Stories from Palestine & Israel
Thursday, March 5 (7:00 – 8:30 pm)
Trinity United Church
8810 Meadowlark Road

Inside Israel’s Race Wars
Featuring David Sheen
Monday, March 2 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA) Room 1-498
South Corner of 87 Avenue and 114 Street, U of A Campus

Where Are We Headed in Israel-Palestine? Apartheid Warehousing or a Just Solution?
Featuring Jeff Halper
Saturday, February 7 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)

No Home, No Homeland: Israel’s Policy of Demolishing Palestinian Homes
Featuring Jeff Halper
Friday, February 6 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)

Palestine, Indigenous Peoples, and the Public Intellectual
Featuring Professor Steven Salaita
Tuesday, January 13 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)

Silencing Dissent: Palestine, Digital Activism, Academic Freedom, and the Decline of the Public University
Featuring Professor Steven Salaita

Eyewitness in Gaza
Tuesday, October 28 (7:00 pm)

4th Annual Mahmoud Darwish: Commemoration in Poetry
Tuesday, August 12 (8:30 – 11:00 pm)
Rouge Lounge
10111-117 Street

Edmonton’s Fourth Rally and March for Palestine
Wednesday, July 30 (6:30 pm)

CANPAL Eid and Gaza Solidarity Dinner
First Day of Eid at 6:30 pm (Monday, July 28 or Tuesday, July 29)
Canadian Druze Centre
14304-134 Avenue

Against the Attack on Gaza
Saturday, July 26 (1:00 pm)
Canada Place
South Side, Jasper Avenue at 97 Street

Al-Quds Day Rally for Palestine
Friday, July 25 (6:00 – 7:30 pm)
Alberta Legislature Building (10800 97 Avenue NW, Edmonton)

Edmonton Israeli Apartheid Week 2014
March 10 – 14, 2014

Check out the full schedule for IAW 2014.

This is Our Land: Film, Conversation, and Performances
Friday, February 7 (7:30 pm)
(Exhibit runs January 10 – February 15)
ProjEx Room, Latitude 53 Gallery
10242 – 106 Street (map)

The Unhealthy Effects of Occupation
Monday, January 27 (6:00 – 6:50 pm)
Telus Building Room 217/219
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, University of Alberta Campus

Undoing Border Imperialism
Book Launch and Discussion with Harsha Walia
Thursday, January 16 (7:00-9:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 150
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, University of Alberta Campus

Middle East Upheavals and What it Means for Palestine
Wednesday, November 27 (6:30 – 8:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 217/219
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, University of Alberta Campus

3rd Annual Mahmoud Darwish: Commemoration in Poetry
Tuesday, August 13 (8:30 – 11:00 pm)
Rouge Lounge
10111-117 Street

Commemorating Nakba
Cultural Event & Dinner
Saturday, May 18 (6:00 pm)
Palace Banquets & Conference Facility
3223 Parsons Road (99 Street)

The Fifth Annual Edmonton Israeli Apartheid Week 2013
March 4 – 8, 2013

Film Screening of Where Should the Birds Fly
Sunday, January 27 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Edmonton Islamic Academy
14525 – 127 Street

Fundraising Dinner for Gaza
Presented by Islamic Relief Canada and The Canada Palestine Cultural Association
Sunday, December 9 (6:00 pm)
Edmonton Islamic Academy
14525-127 Street

What Comes Next for Gaza?
Film screening and panel discussion
Wednesday, November 28 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 134
(Corner of 87 Avenue and 111 Street, U of A Campus)

Emergency Rally for Gaza in Edmonton
Saturday, November 17 (1:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
South steps of Edmonton City Hall (103A Avenue & 100 Street)

The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy
Edmonton Book Launch with Author Yves Engler

Thursday, November 1 (7:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 134
87 Avenue and 111 Street, U of A Campus

Palestine: Connection to the Land and Resources (Short Films)
Thursday, October 11 (12:30 pm)
Telus Building Room 217/219
Corner of 87 Ave and 111 St, U of A Campus

Fall of the Moon: An Homage to Mahmoud Darwish and the Spirit of the Arab Spring
Featuring Marcel Khalifé and The Mayadine Ensemble (with Oumeima Khalil and Yolla Khalife)
Sunday, September 30 (7:00 pm)
Myer Horowitz Theatre, SUB, U of A Campus

Paved with Good Intentions: Canada’s development NGOs from idealism to imperialism
With authors Nikolas Barry-Shaw and Dru Oja Jay
Thursday, September 27 (7:00 pm)
Telus Centre Room #217/219

PSN Orientation Session 2012
Thursday, September 13 at 5:30 pm
Telus Building Room 217/219
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, U of A Campus

Mahmoud Darwish (1941 – 2008): Commemoration in Poetry
In conjunction with Breath in Poetry’s Rouge Poetry
Tuesday, August 14 (9:00 – 11:00 pm)
Rouge Lounge (10111-117 Street)

Al-Quds Day (Jerusalem Day) Rally
Friday, August 17 (4:00 pm – 6:00 pm)
Alberta Legislature Building
10800-97 Avenue

5 Broken Cameras Opening Night Screening
Friday, July 20 (7:00 pm)
Metro Cinema at the Garneau Theatre (8712-109 Street)

Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt
Book Launch with author and activist Yves Engler

Wednesday, April 4 (7:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 134
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, U of A Campus

The Fourth Annual Edmonton Israeli Apartheid Week 2012
March 5 – 13 2012
Check out the full schedule of events.

Living Justice: Global Action for Palestinian Human Rights (part of iWeek 2012)
Wednesday, February 1 (11:00 am – 11:50 am)
Dentistry / Pharmacy Centre 4114
(Be sure to check out the other great iWeek events focusing on Palestine and the Middle East)

Commemorating the Anniversary of the Assault on Gaza
Tears of Gaza film screening and discussion
Thursday, January 19 (6:30 pm)
Telus Building Room 134
Corner of 87 Avenue and 111 Street, U of A Campus

The Zionist Character of the State of Israel
A free public lecture by Norton Mezvinsky
Wednesday November 23 (7:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 236
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, University of Alberta Campus

The Palestine Statehood Bid in Context
A Panel Discussion featuring Richard Falk (via Skype), Mojtaba Mahdavi and Ghada Ageel
Tuesday, November 8 (7:00 – 9:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 217
Corner of 111 Street & 87 Avenue, University of Alberta Campus

Paradise Now Screening
Monday September 26 (6:00 – 8:00 pm)
Education Building South Room 113
(87 Avenue between 112 and 113 Streets, U of A Campus)

Mahmoud Darwish (1941 -2008): Commemoration in Poetry
In conjunction with the Rouge Poetry Summer Slam
Tuesday, August 9 (9:00 – 11:00 pm)
Rouge Lounge
10111-117 Street

Paradise Now Film Screenings
Thursday, April 7 (5:00 pm)
Room 6-132
(106 Street and 104 Avenue, Grant MacEwan University Campus)

Friday, April 8 (6:00 pm)
Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-008
(Off 116 Street, between 91st and 92nd Avenues, U of A Campus)

ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK 2011
March 14 – 19
Featuring keynote speaker Huwaida Arraf
The full schedule is now available.

Voices From the Palestinian Diaspora
Wednesday, February 2
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Education Centre North 2-11, University of Alberta Campus

The Right Did Wrong
A presentation by Yves Engler
Thursday, January 27 (7:00 pm)
Education Building, Room 165
87 Avenue & 113 Street, U of A Campus

To Shoot an Elephant (Film Screening and Discussion)
Thursday, January 13 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm)
Room 165, Education Building (U of A Campus)
87 Avenue and 113 Street

Human Drama in Gaza Photo Exhibit
Gallery Space at Enterprise Square
10230 Jasper Avenue
Exhibit runs from November 15 – November 29
Monday to Friday: Noon – 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Free Palestine, Free Afghanistan, Free Speech
Featuring George Galloway
Thursday, November 25
7:00 pm (doors open 6:30 pm)
Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS), U of A Campus

Budrus
Saturday, November 13 at 9:00 pm
Metro Cinema (Zeidler Hall, Citadel Theatre)
9828-101A Avenue

Breaking the Silence: a speaking tour with Abousfian Abdelrazik
Saturday, November 20 at 7:00 pm
Law Centre 207A, U of A campus
FREE

Midnight on the Mavi Marmara
A fundraiser for the Canadian Boat to Gaza, featuring Victoria activist Kevin Neish
Wednesday, November 10 (7:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 236/238, U of A Campus
FREE (donations accepted for the Canadian Boat to Gaza)

Norman Finkelstein: Israel and Palestine: Past, Present and Future
Friday, October 29 at 7:30 pm
Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-001
University of Alberta Campus

Antisemitism: Criticize Israel, Go to Jail?
with Professor Michael Keefer, author of Antisemitism Real and Imagined
September 27 (7:00 pm)
Telus Building Room 236/238, U of A Campus

PSN Teach-ins on Gaza
Tuesday, June 8
5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Business Building, Room 4-13 (U of A Campus)

Thursday, June 10
Noon – 1:00 pm
Central Academic Building (CAB), Room 281 (U of A Campus)

Canada and Israel: Building Apartheid
March 31, 2010, 4:30 pm
Telus Building 236/238

The Sixth Annual ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK
“Solidarity in action: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions”
March 1 – 6, 2010 in Edmonton
Go here for a full schedule of events and more information.

International Solidarity Movements in Palestine: Reports from the Field
Friday, February 5 (1:00 PM – 1:50 PM)
TELUS Centre 134

“Eyes in Gaza” with Dr. Mads Gilbert
Wednesday, January 27
6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-007, University of Alberta Campus

Palestine Reading Circle
First meet-up:
Thursday, November 19 (6:00 pm – 8:00 pm)

PSN General Meeting
International House Meeting Room
(8801-111 Street), U of A Campus
Thursday, October 22
4:30 – 6:00 pm

Report from Palestine
Friday, September 18, 2009
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
BUS 1-5 (Business Building, University of Alberta)

PUMP YOUR FIST! Rap and Resist!
With special guests straight outta Palestine! DAM
Thursday, October 1
Doors at 8 pm, show at 9 pm
The ARTery (9535 Jasper Avenue), $10

A Clash of Civilizations? Israel-Palestine in Context
Saturday, October 3 (3:30 pm)
Aurora Room, Lister Centre, University of Alberta

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