PASSIA SEMINARS 2012

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Jerusalem:

Identity, Culture & Art

PASSIA Training Program

1-4 November 2012

 

 
 

 

Lecture Program

 

DAY ONE: Nov 1st 2012

 

 

 

9.00-9.30 Welcoming Address / Opening Remarks
   
9.30-10.30

Religion and Culture: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Heritage

Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway

 

- Islamic Perspective: Dr. Mustafa Abu Sway, Lecturer in Islamic Studies and Philosophy, Al-Quds University, Jerusalem

 

 

 

 

 

- Christian Perspective: Rev. Mitri Raheb, President of the Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan & the Holy Land

 

Rabbi. Jeremy Milgrom

 

 

- Jewish Perspective: Rabbi. Jeremy Milgrom, Co-founder and co-director of Clergy for Peace

   
10.30-10.45 Break
   
10.45-11.45 Religion and Culture: Jewish, Christian and Muslim Heritage, Cont.
   
11.45-12.00 Break
   
12.00-13.00
Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi

 

Famous Palestinians of Words and Letters Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA

   
13.00-14.00 Lunch
   
14.00-15.00 General Discussion Dr. Mahdi Abdul Hadi, Chairman of PASSIA

 

 

 

DAY TWO: Nov 2nd 2012

 

 

 

9.30-10.30
Eng. Khalid Khatib

Jerusalem Tradition and Customs Eng. Khalid Khatib, Director of the Palestinian Heritage Museum
   
10.30-11.15
Suleiman Mansour

 

Jerusalem in Arabic Art
Suleiman Mansour
, Artist& Painter

   
11.15-11.30 Break
   
11.30-12.30
Dr. Abdul Rahman Abad

 

Jerusalem in Arabic Poetry and Literature Dr. Abdul Rahman Abad, Professor of Arabic literature

   
12.30-13.30

BreakJerusalem in Arabic Music - a Musical Journey Said Murad, Director of Sabreen

   
13.30-14.30 Lunch
   
14.30-16.00
George Ibrahim

 

Jerusalem in Film and Theater George Ibrahim, Theater Director, Al-Kasaba Theater

 

 

 

 

 

DAY THREE: Nov 3rd 2012

 

 

 

9.30-10.30
Eng. Sinan Abdul Qader

Modern Architecture in Jerusalem
Eng. Sinan Abdul Qader, Architect
   
10.30-10.45 Break
   
10.45-12.00

Jerusalem - A Mosaic of Identities and Ethnicities

A presentation of the various ethnic groups in Jerusalem (e.g., Moroccans, Gypsies, Kurds, North Africans etc.)

 

   
12.00-16.00

Field Trip & Lunch

 

 

 

DAY Four: Nov 4th 2012

 

 

 

9.30-10.30
Varsen Aghabekian

SWOT Analysis for Jerusalem(Cultural Revival)
Varsen Aghabekian, Manager of the Palestinian Negotiations Support Project of the PLO Negotiations Affairs Department
   
10.30-10.45 Break
   
10.45-11.45

SWOT Analysis for Jerusalem(Cultural Revival)
Varsen Aghabekian, Manager of the Palestinian Negotiations Support Project of the PLO Negotiations Affairs Department

 

11.45-12.00 Break
   
12.00-13.00 How to revive Jerusalem’s cultural life:
Discussion
   
13.00-14.00 How to revive Jerusalem’s cultural life:
Working groups
   
14.00-15.00 Lunch
   
15.00-16.00 Wrap up of the seminar