The University of Manchester will be hosting an event co-organised by the Israeli embassy and the Zionist Federation, to celebrate 100 years since the Balfour Declaration on Tuesday 31st October at 7.30pm. Although not yet made public, this event is planned to be held in the Whitworth Building and will be one of these main national “Celebration” events for Balfour. This comes after the recently exposed collaboration between the University of Manchester Vice Chancellor Nancy Rothwell and various Pro-Israel groups including the Israeli Embassy.
Students societies have called a protest a protest outside the event on Tuesday evening 31st of October, 6:30pm. Called by University of Manchester BDS Society, it is supported by Manchester Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Manchester Palestine Action, Manchester Jewish Action for Palestine and the Boycott Israel Network. The event details are here.
Please note that the meeting may be relocated so please check emails or event Facebook close to the date for any changes.Details
31st Oct 2017 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Whitworth Building, Oxford Road, University of Manchester, Manchester, m13 9pl