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Israel/Palestine: New Perspectives

The University of East London’s CMRB (Centre for research on Migration, Refugees and Belonging) and CCSR (Centre for Cultural Studies Research) are pleased to announce ISRAEL/PALESTINE: NEW PERSPECTIVES a seminar which will take place in EB.G.18, Docklands Campus, University of East London, E16 2RD, nearest tube: Cyprus DLR on Monday 28th October 2013, 4–6pm

Dr. Ruth Sanz Sabido, Canterbury Christ Church University ‘A Land of Promises: Tracing the representations of terrorism in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict’

Tom Tlalim, Goldsmiths, University of London, ‘Resounding Conflict: Sonic Strategies for Political Critique in Israel/Palestine’.

Dr. Jamie Hakim, University of East London, ‘Affect and Popular Zionism in the British Jewish Community after 1967’

Nora Parr, SOAS, University of London, ‘Novel Imaginings of the National Community: Inter-textuality in the works of Ibrahim Nasrallah’

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Cine-Zoos: On the Animality of Film

As part of the Visual Cultures Guest Lecture Series, Anat Pick will speak on cinema and animality.

3 March 2011, 17:00 – 19:00, Goldsmith, University of London

Despite the dominance of narrative cinema, film is essentially a zoomorphic medium that does not privilege either the human form or human stories. A consideration of a number of visual theories, from John Berger’s “Why Look at Animals?” to the cinematic realism of André Bazin, traces what is best described as a creaturely approach to cinema.

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