ICCG 2015 Venues

Kenyon Institute, East Jerusalem

not included in map frame   |   pre-opening Plenary, 25 July 2015, 19:00-21:30.

Based in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood, the Kenyon Institute (KI) is the Jerusalem research centre of the Council for British Research in the Levant (CBRL). The CBRL is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that conducts, supports and promotes research in the history, culture and archaeology of the Levant. It is registered as a charity in the UK and receives its core funding from the British Academy. The KI is a hub and resource for local and international researchers from across the fields of social sciences and humanities.

Friends Schools, alBireh Campus

point “A” on map   |   Main Venue, 26-30 July 2015, 08:00-19:00.

The Friends School of Ramallah and alBireh (FS) strives to be a leading educational institution in the Palestinian community. The Lower School (FGS) and the Upper School (FBS) were founded in 1869 and 1901 respectively, for the purpose of offering Palestinian youth a rigorous program guided by principles of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). The FS is committed to excellence in education, developing the whole person, help each person recognize her or his responsibility to society, and equality.

Ottoman Courthouse, Cultural Department of Ramallah Municipality

point “B” on map   |   Welcome Dinner, 26 July, 20:00-22:00.

Renovated in 2003, today this building houses the Cultural Department of the Ramallah Municipality. Besides working spaces it includes a Children’s Library with more than 5,000 books; an amphitheatre that is used for seminars and educational public events, and a garden for activities. All youth and children projects of Ramallah municipality are managed through the Ottoman Courthouse: Ramallah Children’s Municipal Council, Ramallah Marathon, and Nuwar Nisan and Yalla A Al-Hadeeqa Child Festivals.

Evangelical Lutheran School of Hope, Ramallah

point “C” on map   |   Dinner Buffets, 27-29 July 2015, 20:00-21:30.

In embracing and empowering students and families in the region from all religious, economic and social backgrounds, the ELCJHL Schools and Educational Programs aspire to nurture creative, and innovative students through a holistic approach to education that addresses their needs and develops their talents, competencies, inclinations, and ability to cope in an ever-changing world. The ELCJHL strives to provide quality and innovation in teaching and learning, to reinforce democracy, and encourage tolerance, co-existence, love, and respect toward others.

Khalil alSakakini Cultural Center, Ramallah

point “D” on map   |   Film Screenings, 27-29 July 2015, 21:30-23:30.

Khalil alSakakini Cultural Center (KSCC) is a non profit organization that was established in Ramallah in 1996. The center – which is named after one of Palestine’s leading educators and intellectuals of the first half of the twenieth century – is dedicated to the promotion of arts and culture in Palestine. The KSCC mainly works in Visual Arts, Palestinian Identity and Narrative, and organization of public activities such as art exhibits, concerts, film screenings, literary events, as well as outreach programs to encourage art societies and promote Palestinian art, culture, and heritage.

Radio Bar

point “E” on map    |   Live Music, 26,27, and 29 July 2015, 21:30-23:30.


not included in map frame    |   Closing Dinner & Dance, 30 July 2015, 20:00-00:00