Peaceful Resistance: Building a Palestinian University under Occupation

Peaceful Resistance: Building a Palestinian University under Occupation

by Gabriel Baramki
     
 

'The story of a teenager crossing Hitler's Europe with only her own courage and luck to sustain her. ... Stunning.' Elaine FeinsteinSee more details below

Overview

'The story of a teenager crossing Hitler's Europe with only her own courage and luck to sustain her. ... Stunning.' Elaine Feinstein

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780745329321
Publisher:
Pluto Press
Publication date:
10/09/2009
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Gabi Baramki was a major figure in the Palestinian resistance movement, who devoted his life to education at Birzeit, including 19 years as acting President of the University. He co-founded the PEACE (Palestinian European Academic Cooperation in Education) Programme, and he was awarded the Medal Palme Académique by the French Ministry of Education. He died in August 2012.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements
Introduction
Chapter 1 Growing Up in Palestine
Chapter 2 Peace and War
Chapter 3 Occupation and Education
Chapter 4 Targeting Birzeit
Chapter 5 Developing Birzeit
Chapter 6 "Cells of Illegal Education"
Chapter 7 "Shaking Off" and Being Shaken
Chapter 8 Not Obeying Orders
Chapter 9 Networking Round the World
Chapter 10 Harassment and Hair Gel
Chapter 11 Preaching to the Choir
Appendix i Chronology - Birzeit University
Appendix ii Deportation Statement from Hanna Nasir November 74
Appendix iii Israeli lies and half-truths 16 January 1979
Appendix iv Press release from BZU after 1979 closure
Appendix v BZU press release after opening in April 1992
Appendix vi Report from 5 Hebrew University professors
on order 854 - 1980
Appendix vii-a Example of Required loyalty oath. A Commitment form - 1982-3
Appendix vii-b work permit A with item 18 - 1980
Appendix vii-c work permit B without item 18 - 1980
Appendix viii Letter to Secretary Baker - March 1992
Location of Photograph and Maps
Map-Photograph Captions

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