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Broadcasting from JAOU Tunis, 28-31 May
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Broadcasting from JAOU Tunis, 28-31 May

Broadcasting from JAOU Tunis: Collaborative Geographies and Visual Culture in an Age of Global Conflict, 28-31 May 2015. First interview: JAOU founder Lina Lazaar on Six Pillars, Resonance104.4FM. On air: 28th April, 21:00hrs GMT, repeats: 30th April, 16:00hrs GMT Fari Bradley and Chris Weaver’s invitation to participate in the third annual JAOU Tunis festival: “As … Continue reading

Currently Listening To….Al Balabil – البلابل​
Contemporary Music / iran / Music

Currently Listening To….Al Balabil – البلابل​

Al Balabil- The Nightingales البلابل​ were a supremely famous girl-band in early 70’s Sudan. They were three sisters Hadia, Aamal,& Hayyatt…See them singing below and here. What’s of note about their diversity of sound, is that Al Balabil’s music, from the 1950s to today, ranges from 50s reverb guitars to tribal chanting, vocals that sound … Continue reading

New Geographies of Discourse – Conference, Dubai. 16-18 April 2-15
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New Geographies of Discourse – Conference, Dubai. 16-18 April 2-15

Re-Locating Middle East Studies: New Geographies of Discourse The American University in Dubai (AUD) and the British Institute for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) present a transdisciplinary conference, which considers the need to reformulate study of West Asia and North Africa. Could new approaches for studying these regions be best initiated from a Dubai well known … Continue reading