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Conference: Signs of Hope in the Middle East

10 November 2002, Toronto

Afternoon session

14:30, OISE Auditorium, 252 Bloor Street W

Prof. Atif Kubursi, Economics, McMaster University “The background of the conflict”

Prof. Elia Zureik, Sociology, Queen’s University “The Palestinian refugees”

Rula Sharkawi, former lecturer, Bir Zeit University “A visit to women in Israel and the West Bank”

Henry Lowi, lawyer in Toronto and Israel “The Israeli public at the crossroads”

Chair: B.H. Yael, Toronto artist and peace activist

Evening session

20:00, Bloor Street United Church, 300 Bloor Street W

Prof. Noam Chomsky, Linguistics, MIT “Prospects for peace: Hopes and barriers”

Chair: Prof. Meir Amor, Sociology, Concordia University

Evening session: tickets $10 only by advance sale available at Toronto Women’s Bookstore, 73 Harbord Street, (416) 922-8744.

Sponsors: Bloor Street United Church Social Action Committee, Science for Peace, Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation, Toronto Jewish Youth Against the Occupation.

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