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Friday 16th October 2020

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The Dictatorship Syndrome (REGISTRATION ESSENTIAL)
16/10/2020 5:00pm
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Alaa Al Aswany is Egypt's most celebrated novelist and essayist whose books are runaway bestsellers in Arabic and have been translated into more than 30 languages. His most recent book is 'The Dictatorship Syndrome' (2020), where he considers the conditions, signs, symptoms, and cures for what he terms the malady of dictatorship.
Black Monuments Matter
05/10/2020 9:00am - 31/03/2021 5:00pm
The Aga Khan University's Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town
The Aga Khan University Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations and the Zamani Project at the University of Cape Town are pleased to present the online exhibition "Black Monuments Matter". Black Monuments Matter recognises and highlights African contributions to world history by exhibiting World Heritage Monuments and architectural treasures from Sub-Saharan Africa. In doing so, this exhibition sweeps away ideas based on racist theories and hopes to contribute to both awareness of African identity and pride of African Heritage.