Reminder: talk by Mazin Qumsiyeh on Weds, June 20, Reversing Falls Sanctuary, Brooksville.
[We have had the opportunity to hear Prof. Qumsiyeh speak a few years ago and have read his book. His valuable history and perspectives will be of benefit to all who can come to hear him. — JR]
The Importance of Human and Biological Diversity:
Threats and Opportunities in Palestine
Activist Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh, Birzeit and Bethlehem Universities, is the founder and director of the Palestine Museum of Natural History, and Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainability (palestinenature.org) and author of Popular Resistance in Palestine: A History of Hope and Empowerment, among other books. He previously served on the faculties of the University of Tennessee, Duke, and Yale.
- the plants and animals of the Holy Land and the status of nature conservation in Palestine
- the challenges facing Palestinian people and organizations in today’s political situation
Wednesday, June 20 7 p.m.
Reversing Falls Sanctuary
Brooksville Info: 852-6696
Sponsored by the Downeast BDS Coalition, Maine Voices for Palestinian Rights, Episcopal Peace Fellowship of Maine, and Americans Who Tell the Truth