Beauty in Diversity: Language, Culture and Nature in Southern Arabia
- Date: Thursday 16 July 2020, 18:00 –
- Location: Off-campus
- Cost: Free
Anglo-Omani Society online lecture by Janet Watson and Ali al Mahri on the concept of beauty in relation to Southern Arabia, with a focus on Dhofar.
The Anglo-Omani Society have kindly agreed that IASA members can register to attend their AOS Online Lecture given by Janet Watson on the 16 July.
Please note this event is online, accessed via Zoom – 18:00 (UK) / 21:00 (Oman)
In this talk, speakers Janet C.E. Watson FBA and Ali al Mahri interrogate the concept of beauty in relation to Southern Arabia, with a focus on Dhofar. They propose that beauty stems not from one single object or concept of objective beauty, but rather from the rich juxtaposition of objects and concepts of difference.
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing details about joining the webinar.
Janet Watson, academic in Southern Arabian languages and co-director of the Centre for Endangered Languages, Cultures and Ecosystems at the University of Leeds, currently hosts online workshops on Language and/or Nature in Southern Arabia through Zoom. The next workshop is 14 July. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.