Samah Sabawi visits Auckland
Thursday, 19 February 2015
Thursday, February 19, 6pm, University of Auckland, Lecture Theatre 220, Level 2, Arts 1 Building 206, 14a Symonds Street, City
Bring your friends to Samah Sabawi’s free public lecture: “Let my people live": Samah Sabawi is Gaza-born and Melbourne-based. She is an internationally renowned advocate, author, poet and playwright. She is an inspiring international speaker, a well-known researcher on Peace in the Middle East and advisor to international organisations. Ms. Sabawi has spoken on topics such as ending the blockade on Gaza, anti-racism and anti-Islamophobia. She has recently returned from speaking publicly in Rome; and has also spoken in Australia, Canada and the US. Ms. Sabawi is also a policy advisor to the Palestinian policy network Al Shabaka, and a member of the board of directors of the National Council on Canada-Arab Relations. She participated in various public forums on peace-building, women in conflict areas, the Palestinian right of return, as well as various presentations for interfaith groups. Previously, she was a public advocate for Australians for Palestine, Executive Director and Media Spokesperson for the National Council on Canada-Arab Relations.