Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Leila Khaled biography events

Events linked to my Leila Khaled biography, published in May 2012 by Pluto Books. Ongoing information on the book can also be found at

Monday 18th February 2013, 16:00
‘Leila Khaled, Palestinian Resistance and the Dynamics of International Solidarity’. Centre for the Study of Social & Global Justice, University of Nottingham

Past events:

Friday 25th May 2012 7pm: Manchester launch at Madlab, 36-40 Edge Street, Northern Quarter, Manchester M4 1HN. Entry £3 with complimentary drink and heavily discounted copies of the Leila Khaled biography and also of Gaza: Beneath the Bombs and the Bradt Guide to Palestine. Full details and booking here.

Saturday June 2nd 2012 6.30pm: London launch at Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, London N1 9DX. £3 entry, redeemable against any purchase. More details here, Facebook event page here.

Saturday 7th July, 6pm, French Institute, Sultan Suleiman Street, Jerusalem/Al-Quds. More details here.

Sunday 8th July 3.45-5pm: Leila Khaled and myself appearing by video link at Marxism 2012 in London. More details here.

Sunday 8th July, 6.30pm, Ramallah, Friends Meeting House. More information here.

Monday 9th July, 8pm, Bethlehem. AIC Cafe. More information here.

Saturday 27th October 2012 5.30pm
Palestine and the Personal‘ – discussing Leila Khaled: Icon of the Palestinian Revolution alongside Guy Mannes-Abbott and his new title In Ramallah, Running. With a live link discussion with Leila Khaled. Part of Edinburgh Independent & Radical Bookfair.

Thursday 29th November, 19:00-21:00
Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow is hosting several readings and launches, including Leila Khaled and also Rug of a Thousand Colours, a bilingual book of Arabic and English poetry by Palestinian/Glasgow poet Iyad Hayatleh and Edinburgh writer Tessa Ransford. Full details here.

One comment on “Leila Khaled biography events

  1. andre paijmans
    July 17, 2012

    Dear ms Irving,

    I have recently read your book on Leila Khaled with great interest. Being in Amman this month, I very much like to meet her. Could you please inform me about contact details. Thank you very much in advance.

    Best regards,

    André Paijmans

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