A Map of Many Cities: The Making of "Building Sharjah"
WHENSunday, October 31, 2021 7-8:30pmWHERE
Part of "UAE 50th Anniversary"WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen to the Public
This talk explores the collaborative research efforts to produce “Building Sharjah,” the first book--not only in the UAE but in the region--to document the history of a Gulf city. The panelists share the driving force behind the book and describe the journey of documenting the rise of the city through stories from its citizens, residents, and immigrants.
Sultan Sooud Al Qassemi, Kuwait Foundation Visiting Scholar, Middle East Initiative, Harvard Kennedy School; Co-Editor "Building Sharjah"
Todd Reisz, Author, "Showpiece City: How Architecture Made Dubai" (Stanford University Press, 2020); Co-Editor, "Building Sharjah" (Birkhauser, 2021)
Reem Khorshid, Lead Researcher, "Building Sharjah"
Shatha Al Mulla, Director of the Visual Arts and Design Department, Ministry of Culture and Youth in the UAE
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