Five Days That Shaped the UAE


WHEN October 24, 2021
7-8:30 PM WHERE Zoom Webinar Part of "UAE 50th Anniversary" WHO NYU Abu Dhabi Institute Open to the Public

The five days between November 28 and December 2, 1971 saw Abu Dhabi mark the fifth anniversary of Sheikh Zayed as Ruler, an invasion by Iran, and a never-to-be-forgotten appearance by the Star of the East herself—Umm Kulthum. This talk reflects on this period of celebration, turmoil, and anticipation.

Time: 7:00pm Gulf Standard Time
            11:00am Eastern Daylight Time
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  • James Langton, Journalist, Writer & Editor

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