Balfour Centenary Day Conference in Liverpool

Balfour Centenary Day Conference in Liverpool


21st Oct 2017    
9:30 am - 4:15 pm


Quaker Meeting House
School Lane, Liverpool, L1 3BT

Event Type

Britain and Palestine 1917-2017

One hundred years of broken promises

This free conference in the heart of Liverpool will explore the history and lasting legacy of Britain’s role in Palestine / Israel since the Balfour Declaration of 1917. lt will be for all those who would like to know more about Britain’s role, both in its promised support for a national home for Jews on land belonging to the Palestinian people, and in how we arrived at the current tragic situation. Everyone is welcome.


  • llan Pappe lsraeli citizen, historian, Professor at Exeter University, Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies, author of many books on Palestine including
  • Ben Jamal British born Palestinian, Director of Palestine Solidarity Campaign
  • David Cronin Journalist, Deputy Editor of Electronic Intifada and author of “Balfour’s Shadow” (2017)

Chair: The Very Revd. Nicholas Frayling Rector of Liverpool 1987-2OO2, Dean Emeritus of Chichester and Trustee of the Balfour Project.

There will be a bookstall courtesy of News from Nowhere and other stalls. Coffee, tea, biscuits and lunch provided for which donations will be welcome.

You are advised to book free tickets by emailing to: Tickets must be booked individually.
Further details at:

Facebook page: or phone 0151 709 2407

Talks begin from 10:00am

The venue is about 6 minutes’ walk from Lime Street Station.