The Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme

23 February 2015, 1.00 PM - 23 February 2015, 2.00 PM

Jane Wheelock

room 3.31, Wills Memorial Building

The Human Rights Implementation Centre is pleased to host a talk by Jane Wheelock (Bristol Graduate and Professor Emerita of Socio-economics at Newcastle University) on the work carried out by the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme.

Jane Wheelock has just returned from 3 months as an Ecumenical Accompanier in east Jerusalem. She will talk about her experience acting as a protective presence in vulnerable Bedouin communities, communities caught in the ‘seam zone’ by the Israeli-built security barrier (better known as the Wall) and at checkpoints. 

Jane Wheelock was a volunteer with the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Israel and Palestine and will explain how EAPPI fieldworkers have been collecting data on Human Rights violations for UN agencies for over 10 years (http://www.quaker.org.uk/eappi). 

This talk will take place at 1 o'clock on Monday 23 February in room 3.31 in the Wills Memorial Building.

 Please email Regine.Gentinetta@bristol.ac.uk to book a place.

Contact information

Regine.Gentinetta@bristol.ac.uk

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