School of Art Research and PhD events – 19 July


ADM SOARS event and SoA PhD Research Seminar

19th July, 2017

The School of Art will be having two events as part of our SOARS and SoA PhD Research Seminar programme.

SOARS Event, 12:00pm-13:30pm

Venue: Lecture Theatre (School of Art, Margaret St.)

Contemporary Art and Social Activism: The Post-Revolutionary Economy of Image Production in the Middle East

Professor Anthony Downey

SoA PhD Seminar, 17:00-19:00

Venue: International Project Space (School of Art, Margaret St.)

Research as Practice: The Politics of Contemporary Visual Culture in the Middle East Today


Walter Armbrust (Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern Studies, at the Faculty of Oriental Studies, St Antony’s College, Oxford).

Dina Matar (Associate Head, Centre for Media Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London).

Oraib Toukan (Artist and Clarendon Scholar at the Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford).

Jonathan Watkins (Director, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham).

Tirdad Zolghadr (Director of the Summer Academy Paul Klee in Bern and Associate Curator at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin).

For more information contact Hiu Man Chan.