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Debate

Monthly meeting series LUCAS Modern & Contemporary cluster: Memory Culture in Contemporary Iran

Date
Wednesday 20 January 2021
Time
Location
Online (Microsoft Teams)

On Wednesday, 20 January 2021 (16:00-17:30), the Modern and Contemporary research cluster of the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society will continue its monthly meeting series with a second meeting - the first of 2021. For this meeting, the Memory & Identity theme is organizing a seminar on Memory Culture in Contemporary Iran, with Prof. Ihab Saloul (University of Amsterdam).

On Wednesday, 20 January 2021 (16:00-17:30), the Modern and Contemporary research cluster of the Leiden University Centre for the Arts in Society will continue its monthly meeting series with a second meeting - the first of 2021. For this meeting, the Memory & Identity theme is organizing a seminar on Memory Culture in Contemporary Iran, with Prof. Ihab Saloul (University of Amsterdam). 
After his introduction in Memory Studies in the context of the Middle-East, he will enter into discussion with LUCAS-colleagues Arash Mohammadavvali, Majid Bareez and Mohammad Rasouli on their research in Memory culture in the middle-east.

Organized by: Yra van Dijk & Laura Bertens
With support from: Sara Polak & Maria Boletsi (LUCAS Mod. & Contemp. cluster coordinators)

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Registration:

The event is open to members of the Modern and Contemporary research cluster at LUCAS, other scholars affiliated with LUCAS, as well as MA and ResMa students at LUCAS.

Anyone else who wishes to attend this event but is not a member of the LUCAS Modern and Contemporary research cluster can register by sending an email to this address: mc-lucas@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Speaker’s Bio

Prof. dr. Ihab Saloul is Founder and Research Co-Director of the Amsterdam School for Heritage, Memory and Material Culture AHM at the University of Amsterdam, and Professor of Memory and Narrative at the International Center for Advanced Studies in the Humanities Umberto Eco at the University of Bologna. He leads the research domain 'Conflict' at the University of Amsterdam Research Priority Area, the Amsterdam Centre Cultural Heritage and Identity ACHI. Saloul held senior research positions and visiting professorships at various institutions such as the Institute of Advanced Studies (Istituto di Studi Avanzati (IAS), Istituto di Studi Superiori of the Alma Mater Studiorum, ISA at the University of Bologna, the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies NIAS, the Forum Transregionale Studien (EUME, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, WIKO ), Free University Berlin (Center for Middle Eastern & North African Politics), Marburg University (CNMS, The Research Network Re-Configurations), and Maastricht University.

Saloul’s expertise extend beyond the fields of heritage and memory studies, and encompass cultural memory and conflict, museum studies, literary and narrative theory, identity politics, cultural analysis, post-colonialism, arts, aesthetics and visual culture as well as migration, diaspora and exile in contemporary cultural thought in the Middle East and Europe.

Prof. Ihab Saloul (University of Amsterdam)
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