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Islam Without Extremes: A Muslim Case for Liberty

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Date: Tuesday, 22 Nov 2011 6:30pm
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Houses of Parliament
Closest Tube: Westminster Station

 

  

 

6:30pm, Tuesday, November 22

Committee Room Ten,
 Houses of Parliament

Chair: Stephen Williams MP

 All Welcome

 Speaker: Mustafa Akyol

Exclusive tour of 'Arabick Roots' Exhibition at The Royal Society

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Date: Friday, 4 Nov to Thursday, 10 Nov 2011 12:30pm to 3:00pm
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The Royal Society
6-9 Carlton House Terrace
SW1Y 5AG
Closest Tube: Charing Cross Station
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Caabu would like to offer its members the opportunity to attend an exclusive tour of the Royal Society’s ‘Arabick Roots’ exhibition, led by its Curator, Dr Rim Turkmani.  Caabu was proud to be one of the supporters' of the Exhibition.

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Syria: The Road to Freedom - March and demonstration

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Date: Saturday, 29 Oct 2011 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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Paddington Green,
W2 1LG
Closest Tube: Paddington & Edgeware Road
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Caabu is joining with British Syrians in Solidarity for a demonstration in support of Syrian protesters calling for human rights in the country.  Caabu Director, Chris Doyle, will be speaking. 

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Please come to show your support and stand in solidarity and defiance with those calling for human rights in Syria.

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Launch for Caabu 500 Club with talk by Dr Ahdaf Soueif

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Date: Thursday, 6 Oct 2011 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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ABCC, 43 Upper Grosvenor Street
London
W1K 2NJ
Closest Tube: Marble Arch
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The Council for Arab-British Understanding (Caabu)

 

and 

Andy Love MP

 

launch reception for The 500 Club

 

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Peter Oborne in conversation with The Rt Hon Dr Liam Fox MP, Secretary of State for Defence

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Date: Tuesday, 4 Oct 2011 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Colony Restaurant
Midland Hotel
Peter Street
Manchester
M60 2DS
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The Council for Arab-British Understanding and the Conservative Middle East Council (CMEC) would like to invite you to attend our annual event on the fringe of the Conservative Party Conference which takes place in the Colony Restaurant at the Midland Hotel in Manchester from 3pm-5pm on Tuesday 4th October.

 

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The Arab Spring: A Literary Perspective

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Date: Thursday, 21 Jul 2011 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Khalili Lecture Theatre
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Thornhaugh Street, London
WC1H 0XG
Closest Tube: Russell Square
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Part of the Mayor of London's Shubbak Festival; London’s first ever celebration of contemporary culture from across the Arab world.

Three Arab authors join Brian Whitaker for a conversation about the momentous events of the ‘Arab Spring’ and what it means for literary life in their home countries.

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A Briefing from Tunisia

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Date: Thursday, 12 May 2011 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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Committee Room 6
House of Commons
SW1A 0AA
Closest Tube: Westminster
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Caabu, in association with Forward Thinking, are pleased to host a briefing on the future of Tunisia's revolution.

 

Speakers:

Hamadi Jebali, Secretary-general of An-Nahda, an opposition party in Tunisia 

Mokhtar Yahiaoui, Senior Judge and human rights activist, he is a member of Tunisia's High Commission, responsible for planning the July 24th elections

 

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AMERICA in the MIDDLE EAST: Saviour or Sinner? The Obama Administration’s Role in the Israel Palestine Conflict an Expert Panel Debate

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Date: Wednesday, 4 May 2011 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Lecture Theatre A,
University Place,
Oxford Road
Manchester

The Manchester Israel Palestine Forum


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The Obama Administration’s Role in the Israel Palestine Conflict


an Expert Panel Debate

with the speakers:


Chris Doyle, Director Council for Advancing Arab-British Relations (CAABU)


Dr. Lee Marsden, Senior Lecturer International Relations, University of East Anglia


Simon Waldman, Lecturer Middle Eastern Studies, King’s College London

Workshop for 'Life in Gaza' schools' art competition

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Date: Monday, 18 Apr 2011 9:30am to 4:30pm
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Caabu on behalf of Al Fakhoora is running a one day event for 11-18 year olds, giving them the opportunity to work with professional artists at a central London location.

'The Fall of the Pharaoh: How will it impact the Arab world?'

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Date: Wednesday, 2 Mar 2011 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Boothroyd Room (off Westminster Hall)
Houses of Parliament
SW1A 0AA
Closest Tube: Westminster
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The panel will discuss the implications of the fall of Mubarak in Egypt on the Arab world and British policy to the MENA region

 

Panel:

Dr Maha Azzam
Associate Fellow, Chatham House

Dr Omar Ashour
Lecturer, Exeter University

Nabila Ramdani
Freelance journalist specialising in Islamic affairs and the Arab world

 

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