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)
To register online, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select your registration option.
For more information/questions, call: (404) 842-2198
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.
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
(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
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.):
NAME OF EVENT: FOSNA Conference Nov2011
REFERENCE #: M-B0G7GB / M-B00N9L
Students, please indicate your university on the order comments during checkout