Classical Theatre and the Middle East

Friday, July 12, 2019 - 10:00am
Jacqueline du Pré Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

A one-day conference on Greek drama and the 'classic(s)' in the Arab-speaking world and Iran.

On Friday 12 July, the APGRD will host a one-day conference on Greek drama and the 'classic(s)' in the Arab-speaking world and Iran, co-organised by Professor Fiona Macintosh and Dr Raphael Cormack (Oxford), in St Hilda's Jacqueline du Pré Music Building. The conference will be followed by a free performance of Jogging, inspired by Euripides' Medea, by Hanane Hajj Ali.

Speakers and Chairs: 

Marilyn Booth (Oxford); Malika Bastin-Hammou (Grenoble); Marios Chatziprokopiou (Athens); Raphael Cormack (Columbia); Carmen Gitre (Virginia Tech); Sameh Hanna (Leeds); Lloyd Llewelyn-Jones (Cardiff); Shaymaa Moussa (Cairo); Evelyn Richardson (Chicago); Ons Trabelsi (Bordeaux); and Houman Zandi-Zadeh (Flinders). 

Please register via the University of Oxford Store website. There is a fee of £20 (£15 concessions for students, unwaged and over-60s), which includes lunch and a reception. A full programme will be available soon. If you would like to attend the performance of Jogging only, please register by emailing apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk.