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TMR Conversations: Raja Shehadeh & Amal Ghandour
March 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Palestinian attorney Raja Shehadeh, author most recently of We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I: A Palestinian Memoir, will discuss his latest work, along with such previous books as Palestinian Walks and Strangers in the House. He is a Palestinian lawyer and writer who lives in Ramallah. Shehadeh is a founder of the pioneering, nonpartisan human rights organization Al-Haq, an affiliate of the International Commission of Jurists, and the author of several books about international law, human rights, and the Middle East.
Amal Ghandour is the author of This Arab Life: A Generation’s Journey into Silence. Since 2009, she has held the position of Senior Strategy Adviser to Ruwwad al Tanmeyah, a regional community development initiative that spans Jordan, Palestine, Lebanon, and Egypt.
This talk is free to the public. Donations are welcome to support The Markaz Review, a nonprofit literary arts review in English, French, Spanish and soon, Arabic. Thursday, the 16th of March, 18:00 Beirut/Ramallah • 17:00 CET • 12 noon Daylight Standard Time (New York).