TQ Chāt | # 30

Apr 2015

Telegraph Station At Jask, Makran, November 1900. Photo from Qatar Digital Library

Telegraph Station At Jask, Makran, November 1900.
Photo from Qatar Digital Library

This week in the Internet:

Not just trees: The politics of the jacaranda, eucalyptus and hyacinth in Africa

VIDEO: Surr Mangay by Khumariyaan

India, that is Bharat…’: One Country, Two Names

When Israel’s Sephardic Black Panthers Used Passover To Decry Jewish ‘Racism’

Belly Dancing: Arab-Face, Orientalist Feminism, and U.S. Empire

Open source of 500.000 images takes you back through Middle Eastern history

War on Language

American Orientalism

AUDIO: Militarization in India & Beyond: Suchitra Vijayan & the Borderlands Project

The destructive legacy of Arab liberals by Joseph Massad

This week at Tanqeed:

Re-silencing Balochistan? | TQ Voices — A roundtable on “Unsilencing Balochistan” to be held on Thursday 9 April at LUMS was cancelled due to state intervention. Attempts by concerned staff, students and faculty to disseminate a protesting statement have met challenges.
Tanqeed reproduces their press release in full.

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