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Atlanta Conference

Conference Start Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2011 to Saturday, November 12, 2011

 Friends of Sabeel Conference

November 10-12, 2011
 

From Birmingham to Bethlehem: 

The Power of Nonviolence in the US and Palestine-Israel

Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Road NW | Atlanta, Georgia 30327

ATLANTA CONFERENCE REPORT
"Is Nonviolence the Way to Peace in Palestine?", by Jim McGown (AthensPatch)
http://athens.patch.com/articles/is-non-violence-the-way-to-peace-in-pal...

Pre-Conference Concert: Hip Hop for Palestine (Facebook Page)

CONFERENCE BROCHURE (Download PDF File)

CONFERENCE FLYER (Download PDF File)

DETAILED 3-DAY CONFERENCE SCHEDULE (Download PDF File)

MAIL-IN REGISTRATION FORM (Download and Print PDF File)

To register online, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select your registration option.

For more information/questions, call: (404) 842-2198


speakers

The Rev. Naim Ateek: Founder and leader of Sabeel.

Anna Baltzer: Award winning lecturer, author, and Jewish-American activist, National Organizer for the U.S. Campaign to End the Occupation and author of Witness in Palestine.

Dr. Jesse Benjamin: : Associate Professor of Sociology, Kennesaw State University, his teaching and research interests include: the “Middle East”, Race,Nationalism, Multiculturalism, and forced Bedouin resettlement in Israel.

Dr. Mark Braverman: Jewish-American activist devoted full time to the Israel/Palestine conflict and author of Fatal Embrace: Christians, Jews, and the Search for Peace in the Holy Land.

Dr. Beverly Guy-Sheftall: Founding director of the Women’s Resource and Research Center and the Anna Julia Cooper Professor of Women’s Studies at Spelman College.

Dr. Maia Hallward: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Kennesaw State University, author of Struggling for a Just Peace: Israeli and Palestinian Activisim in the Second Intifadah; lived and worked in Israel, the Palestinian Territories and Jordan for four years.

The Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette: Original Freedom Rider, co-founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) in 1960 and Distinguished Senior Scholar in Residence, Candler School of Theology at Emory University.

Manal Tamimi: Palestinian representative from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, where community members are using non-violent action to challenge the Israeli Government who are taking over village land for a nearby settlement.

REGISTRATION

Full Conference: $75 per person
Includes: Thursday presentation, Friday lunch, dinner and presentations, Saturday breakfast, lunch and presentations

$45 for one day;  $30 for students


HOTEL
(for out-of-town travelers)

Sabeel Conference Group Rate (Standard Room__$82/night; $45 shared room)
Deadline for making reservations: November 3

Atlanta Marriott Century Center
2000 Century Blvd. NE, Atlanta GA  30345
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlne-atlanta-marriott-century-cen...
To get the group rate, you must call the number(2) below & mention Sabeel.

Located 6 miles from Trinity Presbyterian Church

METHOD OF RESERVATIONS
Call Marriott reservations at (800)-228-9290 or (404) 325-0000. Mention "FOSNA Conference"
Online (Click on link below. Dates & FOSNA Group Code is on the left. Click FIND. Fill in information.):
http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/atlne-atlanta-marriott-century-center/?toDate=11/13/11&groupCode=fosfosa&fromDate=11/10/11&app=resvlink


NAME OF EVENT: FOSNA Conference Nov2011
REFERENCE #: M-B0G7GB / M-B00N9L

 


 ON-LINE REGISTRATION

 Students, please indicate your university on the order comments during checkout