Coalition for Justice & Peace in Palestine

Sydney, Australia

Anna Baltzer in Sydney

Anna Baltzer, Anna BaltzerJewish-American former Fulbright scholar, award-winning lecturer, granddaughter of Holocaust refugees, author of Witness in Palestine.  Anna Baltzer is visiting Australia in October as a guest of Australians for Palestine.  CJPP, in conjunction with Independent Australian Jewish Voices (IAJV), is hosting her Sydney visit.

Ms Baltzer will present eyewitness reports on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the growing nonviolent movement for peace.  Raised with a traditional view on the issue, Baltzer’s perspective changed when she moved to the West Bank to work with nonviolent Palestinians and Israelis.  Read more about Anna’s work on her website, A Witness in Palestine.

Anna will be speaking at numerous events in Sydney, Perth, Canberra, Brisbane and Melbourne in late October.

SYDNEY | 12 noon – 1pm, Tuesday 19th October
University of Technology, Sydney
Lecture: Witness in Palestine: a Jewish American Woman in the Occupied Territories

City Campus Building 2, Level 7, Room 8 (2.7.008)
Enter from Broadway through Tower building 1, up escalators to level 7
Hosted by Cosmopolitan Civil Societies Research Centre & Australian Centre for Independent Journalism

SYDNEY | Tuesday, 19 October | 6:30pm-8pm
Lecture: Life in Occupied Palestine – Eyewitness Stories and Photos

Hosted by the UNSW School of History & Philosophy, School of Social Sciences & International Studies
Where: University of NSW, Central Lecture Block Theatre 8
Contact: Dr Peter Slezak,

SYDNEY | Wednesday, 20 October | 12.30pm-2pm
Lecture: Life in Occupied Palestine – Eyewitness Stories and Photos
Hosted by the Centre for Peace & Conflict Studies (CPACS)
Where: University of Sydney, New Law Seminar Room 030, New Law Building (beside Fisher Library)
Contact: or Tel. 02 9351 7686

PERTH | Thursday, 21 October | 6pm
Lecture: Life in Occupied Palestine – Eyewitness Stories and Photos
Hosted by Friends of Palestine WA
Where: University of WA, Austen Lecture Theatre (beside Reid Library)
Contact: Tel. o449 028894, , entry by donation.

CANBERRA | Monday, 25 October | 5pm
Lecture: Anna Baltzer – Witness in Palestine

Hosted by Centre for Arab & Islamic Studies (CAIS)
Where: Australian National University, Law Theatre, Building 5
Contact: Dr Amin Saikal, Tel. 02 6125 4982

TOOWOOMBA, QLD | Wednesday, 27 October | 12.30pm
Lecture: Anna Baltzer – Witness in Palestine

Where: University of Southern Qld Multicultural Centre
Contact: David Forde, Tel. 0413 874008

BRISBANE | Wednesday, 27 October | 6pm-8pm
Palestine: What Aren’t We Hearing and How is Peace Possible?
Hosted by Amnesty International
Where: Undumbi Room, Parliamentary Annexe, Queensland Parliament, Cnr George & Alice Sts, Brisbane QLD.
Contact: David Forde, Tel. 0413 874008

MELBOURNE | Thursday, 28 October, 7pm
Anna Baltzer: A Jewish-American Woman in the Occupied Territories
Hosted by Australians for Palestine, Students for Palestine, Victorian Trades Hall Council
Where: The Chapel, 333 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC.
Entry: $10 min. donation ~ RSVP to

MELBOURNE | Friday-Saturday 29-30 October
Australian BDS Conference (see website for details)


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