Seminar: Anfal: The genocide of Kurds
Posted by sarkout on April 20 2009 14:52:38
Seminar: Anfal: The genocide of Kurds

London: You are cordially invited to the Imperial War Museum London to a remembrance of Anfal, a genocide conducted by the ousted government of Saddam Hussein in late 1980s.

The seminar is to mark the 21st anniversary of the Anfal: the Kurdish Genocide.


The afternoon is a pilot event for a conference in 2010.

The conference will include presentations by the following distinguished speakers:

3:00 - 3:10pm: Welcome and introductions by Dr Malcolm Quinn, Reader in Critical Practice & Research Coordinator at Wimbledon College of Art, University of the Arts London (UAL).

3.10 - 3:30pm: Presentation by Osman Ahmed, PhD candidate at Wimbledon College of Art, UAL, and Anfal artist.

3:30 - 4:00pm: Mr. Shoresh Haji, Kurdish writer and academic worked closely with the Human Rights Watch USA from 1992-94

4:00 - 4:15pm: Short Documentary Film Road Back to Hell by Gwynne Robert

4:15 - 4:30pm: Dr. Kamal Mirawdeli, a specialist of the Middle East, in particular the Kurdish issues, writing from a Kurdish perspective.

4:30 - 5:00pm: Questions and Discussion

Seminar Venue:: Upper Boardroom, Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, London SE1 6HZ
Date: Saturday 14th March 2009, from 3:00 to 5:00 pm
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This is a S.O.C.I.A.T.E. event. (Studies of Conflict: Initiating Art, Thought & Enquiry) 27/02/2009 00:00:00
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