Events & Activities

Out of Birzeit University’s involvement in the Palestinian community and support for its causes, the university will hold several events and activities to mark the 100th anniversary of the infamous Balfour Declaration. The events, held by the Deanship of Student Affairs, will span the period between November 1 – 8, 2017.

The events will include:

  • The showing of an introductory film on the Balfour Declaration on Wednesday, November 1, in the Law Annex. Room No. 243.
  • A lecture titled “The Political and Legal Dimensions of the Balfour Declaration,” held on Thursday, November 2, in the Sa’ed Khoury Development Building. The lecture will feature the Suleiman al-Halabi Department for Colonial Studies researcher, Dr. Khaled Awadallah; the Dean of the Faculty of Law and Public Administration at Birzeit University, Dr. Yaser Amouri; and the Professor of Political Science at Birzeit University, Dr. Abedelrahman El-Haj.
  • The inauguration of the “On the Walls” photographic gallery by the photographer Iyas Abu Rahma. The gallery documents the struggles of Palestinian refugees living in refugee camps in Palestine and the diaspora. The gallery will be held in the Faculty of Arts lobby from November 2 – 8.
  • A viewing of the play “Mayrameyeh,” from the book “A Living Memory: Testimonies on the 1948 Palestinian Exodus.” The play will be on Saturday, November 4,  at 12 PM in the Kamal Naser Auditorium.