Below you will find both audio and video recordings, as well as transcripts, of each session of our Online Conference on 27 October 2020.
Click here for conference brochure.
Welcome: Sir Vincent Fean (BP Chair of Trustees)
Video Message from HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan
Session I: History
Chair: Andrew Whitley (BP Trustee)
Keynote Speaker: Avi Shlaim
Panellists:Menachem Klein, Mick Dumper, Salim Tamari
Click here to view Salim Tamari’s slides, including Ottoman maps.
Session II: International Law and Human Rights
Chair: John McHugo (BP Trustee)
Keynote Speaker: Baroness Helena Kennedy QC
Panellists: Iain Scobbie, Daniel Seidemann & Victor Kattan
Session III: Religion and Holy Sites
Chair: Bishop Michael Doe (BP Executive Committee)
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Seidemann
Panellists: Imam Monawar Hussain, Bishop Christopher Chessun, Rabbi Jeremy Gordon
Session IV: Contemporary Realities and Plans to Share the City
Chair: Dr Imad Karam (BP Trustee)
Keynote Speaker: Daniel Levy
Panellists: Ariel Caine, Rula Salameh, Yudith Oppenheimer
Session V: Britain’s Role in the Coming Years
Chair: Sir Vincent Fean
Keynote Speaker: Rt Hon Alistair Burt
Panellists: Julie Elliott MP (Labour), Tommy Sheppard MP (SNP), Rt Hon Baroness Lindsay Northover (LibDem)
Session VI: Questions and Answers
Moderated by Ian Black
Panellists: Baroness Helena Kennedy QC, Daniel Seidemann, Daniel Levy, Rula Salameh, Sir Vincent Fean
Closing Remarks and Statement
HE Khaled Al-Duwaisan -Kuwaiti Ambassador to the UK
Sir Vincent Fean
Click here for the transcript of HE Khaled Al-Duwaisan’s speech.
Click here to read the statement.
Click here or the image below to download the conference brochure to see the schedule, bios and more.