SOAS University of London

Centre for Comparative Political Thought

Beyond The Archive: Critical Conversations on Images of Past and Future

IMG - Beyond the Archive Poster

Date: 15 June 2022Time: 10:00 AM

Finishes: 15 June 2022Time: 4:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: 4426

Type of Event: Seminar

* Please note that seating is very limited and is on a first-come first-served basis.


10:00-11:00 - Alternative Archives #1
Other Materialities: Reading City Spaces as Archive
Sarah El-Kazaz (SOAS) and Julia Gallagher (SOAS)

11:00-11:30 - Coffee Break

11:30-12:30 - Alternative Archives #2
Erased Archives: Trauma, Loss, and the Rewriting of Missing Archives
Yael Navaro (Cambridge) and Ruba Salih (SOAS)

12:30-13:30 - Lunch

13:30-14:30 - Alternative Archives #3
Phantasmatic Archives: Fabulations and the Fantasy of Objective Origin
Henny Ziai (SOAS) and Hagar Kotef (SOAS)

14:30-15:00 - Coffee Break

15:00-16:30 - Becoming Palestine: Toward an Archival Imagination of the Future
Gil Hochberg (Columbia University), Comments by Rafeef Ziadah (KCL)

Co-Sponsored by: SOAS Centre for Comparative Political Thought, SOAS Department of Politics and International Studies, SOAS Centre for Palestine Studies, and “Torture as a Political Technology,” funded by the ESRC