Workshop 4: Diaspora, cosmopolitanism, and Islamism (Programme)
Workshop 5: Islam in Performance: pious arts production in the Muslim World (Barcelona, WOCMES 19-24 July 2010)
24 January 2008 -- Inaugural Lecture, Professor Mohammed Arkoun: Rethinking Islamic culture today
09 February 2008 -- First Advisory Board Meeting, School of Music, University of Leeds (Download the recommendations document)
13 December 2008 -- Workshop 1: Pleasure, debate and community
28 February 2009 -- Workshop 2: Performance, media and the public sphere (responses to secularism and the post-colonial state)
June 2009 - Workshop 3: Gender, sexuality and the body (issues of transgression)
September 2009 - Workshop 4: Diaspora, cosmopolitanism, and Islamism
Network Participation in Other Events
Participation of Dr Kamal Salhi at the Conference, “Encounters and Intersections: Religion, Diaspora and Ethnicity”, 09-11 July 2008, St Catherine College Oxford. Jointly organised by the AHRC/ESRC funded programmes Identities, Diasporas, migration $ identities, and Religion and Society.
As a project, our network will organise a panel at the Annual Conference of the British Society for Middle Easter Studies, on 04-06 July 2009 at the University of Manchester. The theme will be Performance, Politics, Piety: music as debate in Muslim societies on North Africa, the Middle East, South Asia, Central Asia and West Asia. Contributions are now sought. Please contact Dr Salhi (firstname.lastname@example.org) by or before the 30 March 2009.
Dr Kamal Salhi will give a paper in October 2009 (Southampton) at the final conference, “Music and Migration” of the AHRC funded project, “Diaspora as Social and Cultural Practice: a Study of Transnational Networks across Europe and Africa” (AHRC Programme Diaspora, Migration and Identity). www.tnmundi.soton.ac.uk/. His contribution will be on “Performing North Africa in France".