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Memory Box: Filmmakers in Conversation and Virtual Screening Room

20 January '22

The Arab British Centre and SAFAR Film Festival are delighted to host Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige in an online conversation celebrating the UK release of their new film, Memory Box. Memory Box is about Maia, a single mother, who lives in Montreal with her teenage daughter, Alex. On Christmas Eve, they receive an unexpected […]

Levantine Spoken Arabic Taster Session

07 January '22

Thinking of signing up to our Levantine Spoken Arabic classes? Join our free taster session on Thursday 13 January to meet tutor Ibrahim Othman, gain insight into what and how you’ll be learning in Beginners Module 1, and ask any questions you may have ahead of booking. The Taster Session will be held on Zoom […]

The Circular University with MOU7I6 – Workshop #1 for SWANA Young People

22 November '21

MOU7I6 Collective is inaugurating The Circular University, a series of workshop sessions for SWANA (south west Asian and North African) young people to find out more about creative careers, and exchange knowledge with not only each other, but boss industry professionals smashing it in their fields. The Circular University – designed by MOU7I6 members Erkan Affan and […]

“What is Jarda?!” – Project Celebration and Online Showcase

22 September '21

To attend this event, please sign up via Zoom here Never before have parks, fields and forests been so important to us. In the time when green space became our only outing, our Jarda mixed-media installation questions who uses these spaces and how we experience them. Created across 6 workshops using photography, poetry, collage, self-portraiture […]

Jarda  جاردا Installation at People’s History Museum

05 August '21

“The love of nature is like music… it is a common language that can transcend political and social boundaries” – Sanaa Sedaki, co-producer Never before have parks, fields and forests been so important to us. In the year when green space became our only outing, this co-produced mixed media installation questions who uses these spaces and […]

Call out for Jarda  جاردا – Manchester Workshops

18 May '21

Read the Arab Britain Jarda Call Out in Arabic Arab Britain is our programme that explores the history, achievements and experiences of Arabs in Britain. Our long term goal is to create a story archive of Arab British experiences, platforming personal stories of migration, diaspora, and the intricacies of the “Arab British” experience, in all […]

We Wrote in Symbols: Love and Lust by Arab Women Writers

01 April '21

Join us for the launch of We Wrote in Symbols, a collection of writing on love and lust by Arab women writers.  It is a little-known secret that Arabic literature has a long tradition of erotic writing. Behind that secret lies another – that many of the writers are women. We Wrote in Symbols  celebrates the works of 75 of these female writers of […]

Connect ME Winter Digital Residency: Artist Talk

15 February '21

Over the past month, the winter edition of the Making Marks: Connect ME Digital Residency has been in full swing. With mentorship from multimedia artist Manal AlDowayan, Dina Khatib (UAE) and Ollie Cameron (UK), and Carolin Schnurrer (UK) and Meshal Al-Obaidallah (KSA) have been creating new collaborative work that considers how digital tools can encourage […]

Levantine Spoken Arabic Beginners Module 3

26 January '21

This is a continuation course of our Levantine Spoken Arabic Level 2 and develops aspects of Arabic Language particularly speaking, pronunciation and listening. It’s suitable for those who have completed Levantine Spoken Level 1 and 2 (20 hours in total) or who have prior/basic knowledge of Arabic. Students are expected to be able to understand […]

Levantine Spoken Arabic Beginners Module 2

26 January '21

Levantine Arabic Beginners Module 2 aims at providing students with communicative opportunities to enable them to conduct short conversations to make bookings, ask and talk about possessions, shop for items and describe them through class activities. It is a continuation from the first module to enable students to converse in a basic everyday situation as […]