Fragment—Power—Public: Program and Participants

Fragment – Power – Public: Narrative, Authority, and Circulation in Archival Work

August 26th to September 6th, 2019, Beirut

Program [PDF]

 

Participants & Projects

Al-Ghazzi, Omar
(LSE)
Twitter and the Archival Aesthetic
Alshaibi, Wisam H.
(UCLA)
Resurrecting the Dead: On the Exploitation of Ba’th Party Archives in the Service of War
Altuğ, Seda
(EUME Fellow 2017-19)
Conflict over Land and Citizenship in Syria under the French Mandate (1921- 1946)
Benkhaled, Walit
(Filmmaker/U of Portsmouth)
Generation Independence: A People’s History
Bordewich, Chloe
(Harvard University
Empires of Suspicion: Information, Power, and Social Trust in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1866-1956
Elghoneimy, Ahmed
(Filmmaker, Alexandria)
A Virtual Tour of Cairo’s History
Elsherif, Nermin
(U of Amsterdam)
Facebook as an Archive of Popularity: The Multiple Co-productions of alzaman al-gamil in Egypt Post-2011
Falęcka, Katarzyna
(U College London)
Photography’s Routes: Revisiting the Visual Cultures of the Algerian War of Independence (1954-62)
Ferreri, Veronica
(ZMO)
Tasharrud as a State of Permanent Loss
Gravenor, Vanessa
(Writer and Artist, Berlin)
The Learning and Unlearning of Violence
Hassan, Mohammad Shawky
(Filmmaker and Video Artist, Cairo/Berlin)
Watch Before Deletion
Ismail, Shebab
(Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)
A Virtual Tour of Cairo’s History
Khouri, Kristine
(researcher/Arab Image Foundation)
Future Platform(s) around Modern Art in the Arab World: Sources and Footnotes
Labib, Malak
(EUME Fellow of the Fritz Thyssen Foundation 2018/19)
‘From the Needle to the Rocket’: International Development, Social Engineering and the Politics of Economic Planning in Egypt (1941-1965)
Masarwi, Maram
(Arab American U/
Al Qasemi College)
The Palestinian Archive: A Genealogy of Colonial Plunder and Fragmented Identity
Shahwan, Rula
(Arab American University)
Language and Terms of the Palestinian Archive
Shamel, Salma
(NYU)
A World without Footnotes
Sleiman, Hana
(U of Cambridge)
An Intellectual History of a Milieu: Pedagogy and Curricula Formation in Beirut, 1920-1956
Sohrabi, Sanaz
(Concordia U, Montreal)
Spectral Images: Colonial Archives of Oil Production and Passageways to Collective Memory in Contemporary Iran
Soliman, Nayera
(FU Berlin/BGSMCS)
Between Home and Nation: Narratives of Suez Forced Migrants Between 1967-1977
Taher, Maysam
(NYU)
Borders in Disrepair: Archival Excavations and Present Crises at the Hinges of the Mediterranean
Türkyilmaz, Yektan
(EUME Fellow 2017-20)

Polyphony on Record: A Century of Struggle over Imperial Sounds

Vince, Natalya
(University of Portsmouth)

Generation Independence: A People’s History