22 October 2019 from 20:00 to 21:30

SG lecture: Edward Said's Orientalism

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Why is the Arab-Islamic world often seen as backwards by ‘civilised’ Europeans and Americans? According to Said it’s the long historical stretch of western dominance over the East. Scholar of Islamic Studies Dr Joas Wagemakers (UU) illustrates how Orientalism caused a fierce polemic that continues to this day.

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22 October 2019 20:00
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22 October 2019 21:30
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