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Teaching Graphic Design History in/of the Arab World: Narratives and Practices

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Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm
Price: free

Teaching Graphic Design History in/of the Arab World: Narratives and Practices

Teaching Graphic Design History in/of the Arab World: Narratives and Practices 

DATE: Thursday 29th February / 1st March 2024

TIME: 3-5pm UK / 5-7pm Lebanon  

Graphic design in the Arab world has been shaped by colonial legacies that continue to influence both its teaching and practice. This research symposium aims to explore this issue by bringing together scholars, educators, and practitioners to discuss the decolonisation of graphic design education. It aims to provide a platform to reflect on challenges and opportunities, and to consider approaches to the study of graphic design in the Arab world with a focus on the cultural, social, linguistic, and historical contexts of the region. 

** Free event | Please scroll down for programme and registration links** 

This event is organized by Dr. Yasmine Nachabe Taan, Lebanese American University, Beirut and Trustee of the Design History Society, and Dr. Lina Hakim, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Visual and Material Culture Research Centre at Kingston University, London. 

This online research symposium is composed of two panels and takes place over two days.

Registration Links: 

Day 1: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/21f57879-8b66-4cc1-b440-3f376c7daa97@c9ef029c-18cf-4016-86d3-93cf8e94ff94

Day 2: https://events.teams.microsoft.com/event/304e826c-2594-4520-b554-55b68585ecfe@c9ef029c-18cf-4016-86d3-93cf8e94ff94

Event Webpage: Teaching Graphic Design History in/of the Arab World - Conferences and events - Visual and Material Culture Research Centre - Kingston School of Art - Kingston University

For further information about this event:

Contact: Billy Parker
Email: j.parker@kingston.ac.uk