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Israel/Palestine: New Perspectives

28 October 2013

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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