Afro-Emirati: A Unique Historical Experience


WHEN November 21, 2017
6:30-8 PM WHERE NYUAD Campus, Conference Center WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

This lecture examines the assimilation of people of African descent and their living experience in the Gulf as expressed through music and their newly evolved Afro-Emirati identity. The speaker also addresses how Africans exported knowledge, performed various Arts to express their conditions and how their music became an integral component of UAE National musical identity.

  • Aisha Belkhair, PHD, Research Advisor, National Archive
Hosted by
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

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