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In Conversation with Dr Olfat Mahmoud

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Moroccan Soup Bar

183 St Georges Road

Fitzroy North, VIC 3068

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In Conversation with Dr. Olfat Mahmoud

This evening conversation will offer some insight into a much politicised and rarely humanised experience of the displaced Palestinian people, with an emphasis on the plight of women.

The conversation is an invitation to recognise ourselves in the struggles of another in order for the world to being to heal.

The event is also a fundraiser for Palestinian orphans in partnership with Olive Kids Foundation.

Please join us for an evening with Dr Olfat Mahmoud which will offer us an opportunity to begin to right the wrongs and connect with our humanity.

Also speaking is the extraordinary Samah Sabawi, award winning writer and poet, and a performance by Aseel Tayah.

Dr.Olfat Mahmoud is the founder of the Palestinian Women’s Humanitarian Organisation (PHWO). Olfat was born in a refugee camp in Lebanon and remains stateless and a refugee. She is a descendant of the Muslim and Christian people who were forced from their homeland at gunpoint by the Israeli military in 1948’s Nakba, ‘Catastrophe’, seventy years ago. Olfat’s life represents the life of all Palestinian refugees and of the plight of refugees across the globe. Her autobiography Tears for Tarshiha published by Wild Dingo press will be available to purchase on the night.

Samah Sabawi is an author, poet, award winning playwright and commentator. Originally from Palestine, based in Melbourne her recent works, include the much acclaimed 'Tales of a City By the Sea'.

Aseel Tayah our in-house residence artist.


Cost $65 (includes 4 course dinner)
$32.50 will be donated to Olive Kids. Olive Kids is an Australian registered foundation that seeks to facilitate financial support, education and medical assistance to Palestinian children.


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