The Eleventh Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture will be given by Adam Hanieh
1st Mar 2016 6:00 pm
Facebook link for event: https://www.facebook.com/events/692025647601043/
Adam Hanieh is a Senior Lecturer in Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. Prior to joining SOAS, he taught at Zayed University, United Arab Emirates. From 1997-2003, he worked in the NGO and public sectors in Ramallah, Palestine, where he completed an MA in Regional Studies at Al Quds University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from York University, Canada (2009). His research interests include political economy of the Middle East; labour migration; class and state formation in the Gulf Cooperation Council; Palestine. His most recent book is Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East (Haymarket Books, 2013).
Tom Hurndall was a student at Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU). He was fatally wounded by the Israeli Defence Force whilst protecting Palestinian children in Gaza. He died on January 13th 2004. Since 2005 MMU has hosted a Memorial Lecture which has attracted prestigious figures willing to speak out against what was done in 2004 and what is still being done now by the Israeli State. For more details about this lecture and previous lectures, visit the Tom Hurndall Memorial Lecture page on Facebook. The organising group for the lecture is from universities in the North West of England.
1st Mar 2016 6:00 pmRoom C0.14, John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Oxford Road, Manchester