AMES Seminar: Tuesday 17th November 5pm -6pm

Arabic and Middle Eastern Studies Research Seminar

Tuesday 17th November 2015

5.00- 6.00pm

PLO Cultural Activism: Liberation as image and discourse

Dr. Dina Matar – School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Simon Building, Lecture Room 3 (3.40), Brunswick Street, Manchester, M13 9PL

All welcome

For more information, contact Prof. Zahia Smail-Salhi ( or Ruth Abou Rached (

Dina Matar is Associate Head, Centre for Media Studies. She works on cultural activism, political communication, social and political movements and cultural politics in the Arab World with a particular focus on Palestine and Lebanon. She is co-author of the “Hizbullah Phenomenon: Politics and Communication”, Hurst and OUP, 2014 and author of “What it means to be Palestinian: Stories of Palestinian Peoplehood”, I B Tauris, 2010



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