Palestinian Studies

2023 Workshop

Logistics

The workshop will be held in the Joukowsky Forum, 1st floor, of the Watson Institute, 111 Thayer street, at Brown University. A map of the University can be found here.

BROWN UNIVERSITY is located in Providence, Rhode Island about one hour from Boston and three hours from New York.  The campus is located in the city’s historic district on picturesque College Hill. Downtown is just a few blocks away from campus and boasts a scenic riverfront, concert venues, shopping, and a diverse variety of restaurants all waiting to be explored.

ABOUT THE HOTEL
Graduate Hotel Providence
11 Dorrance Street, Providence, RI 02903
Phone: 1-401-421-0700

MAP SHOWING DISTANCE FROM GRADUATE HOTEL PROVIDENCE TO WATSON INSTITUTE
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TRAVEL

HOW TO GET TO PROVIDENCE
FROM BOSTON LOGAN OR PROVIDENCE TF GREEN AIRPORT

Boston Logan Airport is situated approximately 49 miles north of Providence.

TrainAmtrak 
From Logan Airport you take either the Silver Line shuttle (20 minutes) or a taxi (10 minutes) to Boston's South Station. From there, Amtrak offers many daily runs between South Station and Providence. 

Commuter RailMBTA – there is an excellent commuter rail service between Boston and Providence.

BusPeter Pan Bus Service 
Boston Logan to Providence Kennedy Plaza, located next to the Graduate Hotel Providence. 

Uber / Lyft: If a flight arrives after 5 pm into Boston Logan, you are permitted to take an Uber / Lyft service to Providence. Brown University does not, however, reimburse expenses for a taxi service between Boston and Providence.

Providence TF Green Airport is situated approximately 8.5 miles south of Providence.

You can take either a Providence Airport taxi or the Providence shuttle from T.F Green Airport to the Graduate hotel or the Watson Institute, the workshop venue. To ride the shuttle all you have to do is be at one of the stops at the pick-up/drop-off time. The airport shuttle to and from the Graduate Hotel Providence leaves at 22 minutes past, and to/from Brown at 27 minutes past. Contact: 401-737-2868

Rental Cars:
http://www.pvdairport.com/get-here/rental-cars
http://www.campustravel.com/university/brown/carrental.html

Local Transit:
RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit Authority)

Parking:

Visitors may find parking on the streets in and around campus, or in Lot 68, also called the Power Street Parking Garage. Entrance to the garage is located at the intersection of Power and Thayer streets.

The lot contains two Pay and Display parking pay stations. One is located at the Power Street entrance and the second is in the far corner of the lot by Brook Street. The Pay Stations accept credit cards (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover) and U.S. bills. (Note that the pay stations do not give change.) The lots close at 6 pm.

Visiting Brown:

Things to do in Providence:

Shopping: