Literature as Archive I & II – upcoming online seminars

Two online seminars on the theme Literature as Archive will be held on 15 January and 19 February 2021. Registrations required to access Zoom link. See details below.

Literature as Archive I – 15 January 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 (UK time)
Time: 17:00 GMT, 12:00PM EST, 19:00 EET

Reading and conversation moderated by Hana Morgenstern (University Lecturer in Postcolonial and Middle East Literature at Cambridge University and a Fellow at Newnham College) with guest speakers:


Isabella Hammad (writer)


Amir Ahmadi Arian (Writer, University of Queensland and NYU)


Azareen Van der Vliet Oloomi (Director of the MFA Creative Writing Program at Notre Dame, Fellow of the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies)

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Literature as Archive II – 19 February 2021, 17:00 – 19:00 (UK time)
Time: 17:00 GMT, 12:00PM EST, 19:00 EET

Reading and conversation moderated by Hanna Morgenstern (University Lecturer in Postcolonial and the Middle East Literature, Cambridge University and a Fellow at Newnham College) and Hilary Rantisi (Associate Director of the Religion, Conflict and Peace Initiative and Senior Fellow at the Religious Literacy Project at Harvard Divinity School) with guest speakers:


Elias Khoury (writer)


Susan Abulhawa (writer)

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These events have been organised by Archives of the Disappeared: Discipline and Method Amidst Ruin Network, Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities (CRASSH), Cambridge University, and co-organised with Literatures of Annihilation, Exile and Resistance, Notre Dame University and Religion, Conflict, and Peace Initiative at Harvard University.

About Sebastian Gurciullo

Webmaster, Section on Literary and Artistic Archives, International Council on Archives
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