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Adah Kay was Honorary Visiting Professor at Cass Business School, City University, London. An anthropologist and urban planner, she worked in local government, universities and UK NGOs. She was the co-author, with Catherine Cook and Adam Hanieh, of Stolen Youth: The Politics of Israels Detention of Palestinian Children, and with Nadia Abu-Zahra of Unfree in Palestine: Registration, Documentation and Movement Restriction. The play Welcome to Ramallah which she co-wrote with Sonja Linden was first performed at The Arcola Theatre, London, in 2008. The theatre company ice&fire currently run a Memorial Commission in memory of her theatrical legacy.
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Welcome To Ramallah
Welcome To Ramallah
It's late afternoon when a Jewish woman arrives at her sisters' home in the occupied city of Ramallah. Dusk settles and with the call to prayer come neighbours, an uncle and nephew, to greet the new arrival. as night falls an unexpected curfew prompts the sharing of old stories that threaten to tear apart the fragile harmony of the sisters' memories.
by Sonja Linden And Adah Kay
iceandfire and York Theatre Royal
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