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Benjamin in Palestine: Memory, Politics, Violence

Benjamin in Palestine: Memory, Politics, Violence
73 Queens Park Crescent East, Old Vic, Room 115
Time: Jan 13th, 2:00 pm End: Jan 13th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: Political Science, History (FAS), Historical Studies (UTM), Historical and Cultural Studies (UTSC), 2000-
Mini Symposium

The Department of History presents

Mini-Symposium:

Benjamin in Palestine: Memory, Politics, Violence

Speaker(s):

Sami Khatib (AUB), Jens Hanssen (NMC/History)

Two 30 minute talks:

Sami Khatib (AUB) "On Violence: Benjamin and Beyond"
Jens Hanssen (NMC/History) "Palestinian Nachträglichkeit: Walter Benjamin reads Mahmoud Darwish"

Film screening (70 minutes):

"Recollection" by Kamal Aljafari (2015) followed by
20 minute reflections by Dr. Nasrin Himada (Art Metropole, Toronto)

See more at [website]

This event is free and open to all. Registration is not required. For further information, please contact the Department of History at 416 978-3363

 

Speaker(s):

Sami Khatib (AUB), Jens Hanssen (NMC/History)

Two 30 minute talks:

  • Sami Khatib (AUB) "On Violence: Benjamin and Beyond"
  • Jens Hanssen (NMC/History) “Palestinian Nachträglichkeit: Walter Benjamin reads Mahmoud Darwish”

Film screening (70 minutes):

  • “Recollection” by Kamal Aljafari (2015) followed by
  • 20 minute reflections by Dr. Nasrin Himada (Art Metropole, Toronto)
- See more at: http://www.history.utoronto.ca/events/mini-symposium-%E2%80%9Cbenjamin-palestine-memory-politics-violence%E2%80%9D#sthash.M4P8SgsI.dpuf

Speaker(s):

Sami Khatib (AUB), Jens Hanssen (NMC/History)

Two 30 minute talks:

  • Sami Khatib (AUB) "On Violence: Benjamin and Beyond"
  • Jens Hanssen (NMC/History) “Palestinian Nachträglichkeit: Walter Benjamin reads Mahmoud Darwish”

Film screening (70 minutes):

  • “Recollection” by Kamal Aljafari (2015) followed by
  • 20 minute reflections by Dr. Nasrin Himada (Art Metropole, Toronto)
- See more at: http://www.history.utoronto.ca/events/mini-symposium-%E2%80%9Cbenjamin-palestine-memory-politics-violence%E2%80%9D#sthash.M4P8SgsI.dpuf

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