WHENNovember 21, 2017 6:30-8pmWHERE
NYUAD Campus, Conference Center
WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen 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
NYU Abu Dhabi Institute
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