Al-Liqa’s Wednesday Evening Forum took place on Wednesday 13 May
2015 and was attended as usual by community leaders, academicians
and friends of Al-Liqa’. The main speaker Dr. Adnan A. Musallam of
Bethlehem University and Al-Liqa’ Center presented a power-point
lecture titled “Oral History and World War I in Palestine.”
His lecture revolved around Dr. Musallam’s students of history’s
oral interviews in the spring of 1993 with the elderlies who lived
through World War I or who learned about the war from their parents.
Students’ interviews focused on several issues which faced the
Palestinianelderlies: hunger, diseases and forced military
The lecture was followed with a question and an answer session and
other commentaries by attendees.