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Saharanism: Intellectual and Literary Histories of a Desert-focused Imagination

Crown Center for Middle East Studies at Brandeis University

In this virtual Crown Seminar, El Guabli, in conversation with Samia Henni, will explore how racialization, extraction, and emptiness have been central to this powerful desert imaginary, which he calls "Saharanism," in sources as varied as colonial scholarship and today's literature, film, and social media.

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Kuwait Chair of Gulf & Arabian Peninsula Affairs, Prof./Prof. of Practice of Int’l Affairs

George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs

The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs invites nominations and applications for a full-time, non-tenure-accruing, contract faculty position as the Kuwait Chair of Gulf and Arabian Peninsula Affairs and Professor/Professor of Practice of International Affairs.

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Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage in MENA

Call for Papers: Post-Conflict Reconstruction of Cultural Heritage in MENA

This conference contributes towards a comparative knowledge base on the obstacles to, and enablers of, heritage reconstruction, management of cultural resources, and recovery of societies in post-conflict MENA. It builds upon the growing academic research agenda that has produced timely and thought-provoking debates on the future of the heritage and culture in post-conflict societies in the region.

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