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1 Orientalism and the Language of the Middle East Lillie Sullivan, Piotr Schulkes, and Hajar Meddah discuss what the Middle East as a region is and how it is portrayed in academia and the media. Piotr Schulkes, Hajar Meddah, Lillie Sullivan 02 Nov 2020
2 Cosmopolitan Conglomeration and Orientalist Appropriation in Oscar Wilde’s The Sphinx Katharina Herold examines the interplay of cosmopolitanism and orientalism in Wilde's poem 'The Sphinx'. Katharina Herold 05 Apr 2016
3 Creative Commons Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Facebook Revolution? Social Media as Orientalist Mediation Miriyam Aouragh examines the useful and useless roles of the internet in the Arab revolutions by critically revisiting mainstream narratives on its role. Miriyam Aouragh 25 May 2012
4 Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Fear of Tahrir: Turkish Perspectives on the Egyptian Revolution Kerem Öktem presents a critical reading of Turkish public debates and the policies of the ruling party in Turkey on the Egyptian revolution. Kerem Öktem 25 May 2012
5 Introduction to Indian Literature in translation Professor Boehmer gives a short talk on her current research on Indian Literature in English, looking at the Post-Colonial world of literature and gives an introduction to studying World Literature in the Humanities Division. Elleke Boehmer 30 Apr 2009
6 Introduction to Studying the History and Politics of China Dr Rana Mitter talks about his cutting edge research in China and gives an introduction to studying the history and politics of China, a new and exciting field of research within the Humanities division. Rana Mitter 29 Apr 2009