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Representations of the Body: The Female Nude in Egyptian Modern Art 1939–1963 - CANCELLED
Amina Diab

Abdel Hadi El Gazzar, Carnival of Lovers, 1948. Oil on cardboard, 70 x 99cm. Naguib Sawiris Collection, Cairo. © Timothy Kaldas
  • Monday 11 June 2018, 6.30PM to 7.30pm
  • Free admission
    Booking required
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  • The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building, University of York (map|getting to campus)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Event details

Due to unforeseen circumstances this event is cancelled. Apologies for any disappointment. 

Explore the Egyptian modernist art movement and representations of the body. Amina Diab, a PhD student at the University of York, discusses representations of women and their influences pre- 1952 revolution, under the royal family, and post- 1952 revolution, under military rule. Join us as we investigate gender and space in modern day Egypt.

Amina’s talk is part of a series of events organised by the York Islamic Art Circle, a collaboration between the University of York’s Islamic Society and Department of History of Art.

About the speaker

Amina Diab is a PhD research student with the University of York’s Department of History of Art.


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