Panel Discussion
Filling in the Gaps: Archives in and of the Iranian Diaspora

In conjunction with the exhibition Global/Local 1960–2015: Six Artists from Iran

Featuring speakers Persis Karim, professor of English, San Jose State University; Amy Malek, lecturer in Anthropology, Scripps College; Rustin Zarkar, PhD candidate in Middle Eastern and Islamic studies, NYU; and Tiffany Malakooti, artist and designer, New York, this panel discussion offers creative and artistic interventions into archival practice in the context of the Iranian diaspora. Organized by Narges Bajoghli and Leili Sreberny-Mohammedi, PhD candidates in Sociocultural Anthropology, NYU. In series: Animating the Archives, Symposiums on Iranian Cultural History. Information:

Co-sponsored by NYU’s Iranian Studies Initiative; Center for Media, Culture, and History; Visual Arts Initiative, NYU Arts Council; Department of Anthropology; Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies; and Grey Art Gallery; and Iranian Alliances Across Borders (IAAB), a community organization.

Free of charge, no reservations, seating is limited. All programs are subject to change.

Starts 2/5/16 5:00 pm
Ends 2/5/16 7:00 pm
Location NYU Abu Dhabi, 19 Washington Square North
Cost Free


Program Types: Panel