PUBLIC DISCUSSION: Why a Cultural Boycott of Israel?

Why a Cultural Boycott of Israel?

What is the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement?
Why are Palestinians calling for a cultural boycott of Israel?
Why is the boycott against institutions and not individuals?
What does the boycott mean for cultural workers in NY?


featuring Riham Barghouti and Hana Awwad
current and former members of El Funoun, Palestine's leading contemporary dance troupe


This event is the culmination of a week of flyering and protests calling for the boycott of performances by the Batsheva dance troupe in NYC.

The discussion will focus on the meaning of cultural boycott and the impact of occupation on Palestinian artists.

Co-sponsored by Adalah-NY and Students for Justice in Palestine - Columbia U.

Event Location: 

Columbia University School for International and Public Affairs
420 W 118th St Room 411
New York , NY

Event Date: 

Thursday, September 30, 2010 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

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