Disgraced Post Show talks

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Following performances of Disgraced on the 10 and 17 June we will be holding post show discussions in our auditorium to explore various themes and ideas presented in the play.

10 June
Writing Against the Nation

How is the “state of the nation” play being affected – and unsettled – by views that are complementary, or alternative, to the dominant cultural narratives?

Speakers:
Luqman Ali – Artistic Director of Khayaal Theatre Company
Hassan Mahamdallie – writer on the history of Muslims in Britain, researcher and co-developer of the Arts Council England Arts and Islam website
Omar El Khairy – Bush Theatre Leverhulme Associate playwright

17 June
The post 9/ 11 Cultural Landscape

Exploring the stubborn logic of the “Clash of Civilisations”, the notion of the “other” in society and the danger of “culture talk”.

Speakers:
Professor Ziadduin Sardar- writer, broadcaster and Professor of Law and Society at Middlesex University
Dr Faisal Devji – Reader in History at the University of Oxford and Fellow of St. Antony’s College
Omar El Khairy – Bush Theatre Leverhulme Associate playwright

For speakers’ full biogs please click on the links above right.

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