CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
Media Advisory: Time change for Hanan Ashrawi press conference Feb.
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Due to a change in her travel schedule, Hanan Ashrawi,
former Minister of Higher Education for the Palestinian National Authority,
will be available to meet with the media Feb. 2 at 4:30 p.m. in the Terrace
Room of the Iowa Memorial Union. This is immediately following her first
lecture on campus, "Palestine and Human Rights," at 4 p.m. also
in the IMU Terrace Room. Ashrawi's second lecture, "The Middle East
Peace Process," will take place as originally scheduled at 7:30 p.m.
in the IMU Main Lounge. Both lectures are free and open to the public and
are sponsored by the University Lecture Committee.
For more information about the lecture, contact Shirin Sadeghi, the
Lecture Committee's event coordinator, at (319) 337-4103 or <email@example.com>. Sadeghi
can also help reporters arrange interviews with UI Palestinian students.
Adrien Wing, a UI professor of law, is an expert in Palestine-Israeli
relations and is available to speak with reporters. Wing was an American
representative chosen to help create the Palestinian constitution, The
Basic Law. She can be reached at (319) 335-9129 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.