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Thinking about Arab Art, Photography and Migration

9 December 2011

London, United Kingdom | SOAS University



The Arab Cultural Studies Group will be organizing its second event on the 9th of December 2012 between 4pm-7.30pm

SOAS University, London
Room 116
SOAS Main building


The event will be divided into three sessions followed by a wine reception.


Session 1: 16.00 - 17.30

Talk: Photography and the Performativity of Memory - The 'Arab Image Foundation' and Visual Art Practices of the ArchiveRania Gaafar

Open discussion.


Session 2: 5.45-6.30 pm

Tarik Sabry and Dina Matar will talk about proposals to publish two issues of the Middle East Journals of Culture and Communication dealing with the topics of art and photography in the Arab world.


Session 3: 6.50-7.30 pm

Keynote talk: Professor Fernando Resende from the Media and Cultural Studies Department at the Arts and Communication Institute, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Title: From Istanbul to Brazil: the tropics reinvented by Muslims


Reception: 7.30-9.00 p.m