Public Talk by Issam Kourbaj: “Leave to Remain: Burning”


Issam Kourbaj (Syrian-born Cambridge-based visual artist), “Leave to Remain: Burning”

“Leave to Remain: Burning” : A talk by Syrian-born Cambridge-based visual artist Issam Kourbaj on his journey as an artist, touching on his artwork and performances in collaboration with other creative science and humanity disciplines at the University of Cambridge. He will also be speaking about his response to the ongoing Syrian conflict and about the destruction of his homeland and cultural heritage since March 2011.

Date / Time Wed 30 Nov 2022, 18:00–19:30 [GMT+9] [Open 17:30]
Venue Room 304 (ILCAA) + Online meeting
Chair Yui KANDA (Secretariat of the Global Mediterranean Project at ILCAA)
Language English, Arabic
Admission: Free
Pre-registration is required. (deadline: 23:59 [GMT+9], 27th Nov)
For registration, please see here.
Organized by NIHU Global Area Studies Program: The Global Mediterranean at ILCAA (Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa)
Contact gmed.ilcaa[at]
(Yui KANDA, Secretariat of the Global Mediterranean Project at ILCAA)
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