Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Gaza: Beneath the Bombs – Australia Events

I’m in Australia until about mid-July 2011 and with the Bradt Guide done and and dusted, I’m hoping to promote Gaza: Beneath the Bombs with some events. If any solidarity groups, bookshops, book groups or anyone else is up for hosting a reading or discussion based around Gaza BTB, or around the forthcoming Bradt Guide to Palestine or biography of Leila Khaled, please get in touch on mail [at]

Tuesday 29th March, 6.30pm
Israeli Apartheid Week, Melbourne – speaking on a BDS panel with Phil Monsour and Samah Sabawi. 2nd floor, Union House, University of Melbourne. With food and music afterwards…

Tuesday 26th April, 6 for 6.30pm
Glee Books, 49 Glebe Point Road, Sydney NSW

Sarah Irving, co-author of Gaza: Beneath the Bombs in conversation with independent author and journalist Antony Loewenstein. In association with Coalition for Justice & Peace in Palestine. Tickets available from the Glee Books shop or website from mid-March., $10/$7.

Wednesday 11th May, 7pm
Hunter Community Environment Centre, 169 Parry St, Hamilton East 2303, Newcastle NSW. Please note that the CJPP mailing stating Wednesday 13th May is incorrect.

Tuesday May 17th
Readings bookshop, Melbourne. In conversation with Professor Raimond Gaita. 6.30pm, Readings St Kilda, 112 Acland St, St Kilda, Victoria, 3182. Free.

Both of our authors tonight have written on Gaza and both deplore the horror of it all. Join us a serious conversation about what to do next and why. Sarah’s book: Gaza: Beneath the Bombs explores the reality of life in Gaza. Raimond’s book Gaza: Law, Morality and Politics brings together a thought-provoking collection of essays by public intellectuals on the subject of conflict. A night to question the moral code we live by.

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