In commemoration of the 60th year of the Palestinian Nakbah,
NECEF and SPHR present
Saturday, March 29th, 7pm
Lecture & Book-Signing
Vancouver Public Library, Central Branch, Alice Mackay room, lower level
350 W. Georgia St. (at Homer)

~ Admission by donation ~
Info: 604-765-7074 ·
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“Ilan Pappe is Israel’s bravest, most principled, most incisive historian.” – John Pilger, award winning documentary TV producer, film-maker and author.

This is a unique opportunity to hear renowned Israeli historian Dr. Ilan Pappe speak about his recent book, The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine. Dr. Pappe, whose parents fled Nazi Germany, received his doctorate at Oxford University and was Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Haifa University in Israel, Academic Director of the Research Institute for Peace at Givat Haviva, and Chair of the Emil Tourma Institute. He is currently Chair of the Department of History at the University of Exeter and Co-Director of the Exeter Center for Ethno-Political Studies.

“– a dazzling feat of scholarly synthesis and Biblical moral clarity and humaneness.” – Walid Khalidi, former Senior Research Fellow, Harvard University.

Dr. Pappe is the author of numerous articles and books on the history of the Middle East, including The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (Oneworld 2006); The Modern Middle East (Routledge 2005); A History of Modern Palestine: One Land, Two Peoples (Cambridge University Press 2003); Israel/Palestine Question (Routledge 1999); Middle Eastern Politics and Ideas: A History from Within (I B Tauris 1998); Britain and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1948-51 (Macmillan 1988); Jordan in the Middle East: The Making of a Pivotal State 1948-1988 (F Cass 1994); The Making of the Arab-Israeli Conflict 1947-51 (IB Tauris 1994). See for more information about Dr. Pappe and his writing.

“Ilan Pappe has written an extraordinary book that is of profound relevance to the past, present, and future of Israel/Palestine relations.” – Richard Falk, Professor International Law and Practice, Princeton University.

Dr. Pappe’s cross-Canada tour is sponosored by The Near East Cultural and Educational Foundation of Canada (NECEF – and Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR – The Vancouver talk is co-sponsored by Canada Palestine Support Network (<>, Jews for a Just Peace (, and Canadian Friends of Sabeel (

For more information, or call 604-765-7074.

Lecture on Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine