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Day One, Friday July 16th

Khalili Lecture Theatre, SOAS

Registration 12.15-1.00

Session One: 1.00-2.45
 Thomas Burkhalter (Independent Network for Local and Global Soundscapes, Switzerland), ‘War concrète: music and strategic responses to warfare in Beirut’
Jay Murphy (Aberdeen University), ‘Filming the Siege: 1982 and 2006’
Anna Ball (Nottingham Trent University), The Burden of Selective Memory: Bearing Ambivalent Witness in Waltz with Bashir and Lebanon

Tea and Coffee: 2.45-3.00

Session Two: 3.00-4.30
Ziad Elmarsafy (University of York), ‘Son’allah Ibrahim’s Beirut, Beirut
Caroline Rooney (University of Kent), ‘A question of faith in humanity: Jean Said Makdisi’s Beirut Fragments
Patrick Williams (Nottingham Trent University), ‘“I didn’t die here…”: Mahmoud Darwish, Naji Al-Ali and the Siege of Beirut’

Session Three: 4.45-6.00




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