Russo-Persian History – Mershon Center for International Security Studies
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Russo-Persian History – Mershon Center for International Security Studies

A historical, socio-political look at Perso-Russian relations. The Mershon Center for International Security Studies, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, Department of History, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Department of the History of Art at The Ohio State University are hosting this … Continue reading

London Event – Persian, Arabic, Somali Poetry at the Bowler Hat
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London Event – Persian, Arabic, Somali Poetry at the Bowler Hat

London Calling Mon 14 July 2014 6.30pm, £8 at Bowler Hat With Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi, Sudan, Caasha Lul Mohamud Yusuf Somalia/ Somaliland, Reza Mohammadi Afghanistan and UK translators of their work; Sarah Maguire, Clare Pollard, Maura Dooley. London Calling showcases the outstanding contemporary poetry of 3 languages widely spoken in London: Arabic, Persian and Somali in … Continue reading

UNPAINTED – Art in the “Post Digital Age”
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UNPAINTED – Art in the “Post Digital Age”

Big data, cloud, network neutrality, Facebook and Twitter: who would have expected that these technologies would once have such a large impact on our society? Artworks made by using new technologies are no longer only on the margins. Today, artists are constantly creating new worlds of experience and increasingly take positions that reflect the digital age. Artists … Continue reading

SOUNDS OF AFGHANISTAN – Concert supporting the Kabul EMERGENCY Surgical Centre
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SOUNDS OF AFGHANISTAN – Concert supporting the Kabul EMERGENCY Surgical Centre

This musical evening includes a talk by Giles Duley, humanitarian photographer who became a triple amputee after having stepped on an IED whilst embedded with the US army in Afghanistan. Giles chose to leave his career in fashion photography to bring attention to the plight of people whose stories remained untold. Giles is an inspirational … Continue reading

‘Painters Out of Order’ – International Stuckists in Iran
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‘Painters Out of Order’ – International Stuckists in Iran

If only Tracy Emin had known it would go as far as Iran, when in the 90s she declared to her then partner Billy Childish that he and his work spanning painting, music and poetry, were “Stuck!” As Camille Paglia has said, to name is to know and to know is control. By giving the … Continue reading

A Night with Young Iranian and Afghan Poets
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A Night with Young Iranian and Afghan Poets

A Night with Young Iranian and Afghan Poets Granaz Mousavi, Fatemeh Shams, Reza Mohammadi This event will be in Persian  6.00pm, Friday 22 November 2013 Room B102, Brunei Gallery, SOAS, University London Granaz Mousavi is an Iranian-Australian contemporary poet, film director and screen writer. She is primarily renowned for her avant-garde poetry in the 90s. … Continue reading