2013 Edward Said Memorial Lecture
Dr Mustafa Barghouthi
The 2013 Edward Said Lecture was delivered on Saturday the 2nd of November 2013, at 5:30pm in the Elder Hall, North Terrace, The University of Adelaide by Dr Mustafa Barghouthi.
Mustafa Barghouthi is an award winning peace activist, Middle East commentator and a member of the Palestinian parliament. A physician by training, Dr Barghouthi has been instrumental in establishing a vibrant civil society in the Occupied Palestinian Territories especially in the area of public health. He, together with Edward Said and others have co-founded Al Mubadara (the Palestinian National Initiative) movement that provides a reformist, inclusive, democratic alternative to the two main political groups in Palestine.
Dr Baghouthi is a regular guest on international TV stations such as the BBC, CNN and ABC and has contributed many articles and insights on the Palestinian issue, over the years. He is an eloquent, engaging and highly knowledgeable speaker.
The Lecture was Proudly Sponsored by The Australian Friends of Palestine Association