Hanan Lectures at Al Najah and Bir Zeit Universities and at Ibdaa in Kufr Yassif
Mrs Hanan Munayyer was guest speaker at both Al Najah university in Nablus and at Bir Zeit university in Bir Zeit, Palestine during April 2013. A third lecture was held at the Ibdaa Art Center in Kufr Yassif in Galilee. Images of the different sessions are included below.
Also during our trip to the homeland we visited the Bethlehem Museum presently under construction. The idea and the building are both impressive. The Palestinian Heritage Foundation will assist in making this vital project a reality.
Foundation Participated in ADC National Convention
On Sunday June 16, Hanan participated in an ADC panel discussing the Role of Culture in the Palestinian National Project and the impact of embroidery on the Palestinian people under occupation since 1967, both, in Palestine and the Diaspora. This panel was part of the ADC Palestine Day event held in Washington DC, during the June 16 weekend. Also participating in the discussion were Palestinian representatives from Lebanon and Palestine including Ms. Maha Saca of the Palestine Heritage Center in Bethlehem, Lena Yashruti Idriss, Operations Director of Inaash Association for the development of the Camps in Lebanon and Mr. Nader Atta, a Senior Program Analyst from Ramallah, Palestine. The Panel was moderated by Ms. Riham Barghouti.
Hanan Munayyer at the Library of Congress
Traditional Palestinian Costume: Origins and Evolution
The book reflects the historical and cultural richness of Palestine and the Arab world through costumes and embroidery. It presents the most exhaustive and up-to date study of the origins of Palestinian embroidery and costume — from antiquity through medieval Arab textile arts to the present. Also, it documents the evolution of costume and the textile arts in Palestine in the nineteenth and early twentieth century region by region.
We invite you to acquire it for your personal library and to gift it to family, friends, libraries and educational institutions.
Hardcover – 10″ x 14″ – 560 pages – Over 700 photos – Clam-Shell box
List price – $200
Price through Foundation – $165
Copies autographed by the author are available only through the Foundation.
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Book Reviews and Lectures:
Hussein Ibish’s review in NOW Lebanon. August 2011
This Week in Palestine, Book of the Month.
The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs
Dr. Clovis Maksoud review in The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs.
The Jerusalem Fund
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