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Music in Oman: Politics, Identity, Time, and Space in the Sultanate

SFS Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)

Washington, DC

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The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, The Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding and the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center
present

A Colloquium
Music in Oman: Politics, Identity, Time, and Space in the Sultanate

Featuring:
Mozart in Muscat: Politics, Performance, and Patronage in Oman
Nasser Al-Taee
Director of Education and Outreach, Royal Opera House, Muscat
 
African Identities, Afro-Omani Music, and the Official Constructions of a Musical Past
Majid Al Harthy
Assistant Professor of Music/Musicology/Ethnomusicology, Sultan Qaboos University

The Musical Design of National Space and Time in Oman
Anne K. Rasmussen
Associate Professor of Music and Ethnomusicology, Chair of the Department of Music, The College of William and Mary
2010-2011 Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center Research Fellow

Moderated by D.A. Sonneborn, Associate Director, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Smithsonian Institution

Tuesday, November 15, 2011
12:30-2:00pm
CCAS Boardroom, ICC 241
Georgetown University
Light lunch will be served.

 
Contact:
Margaret Daher
Public Affairs Coordinator
phone: 202-687-6215
e-mail: ccasevents@georgetown.edu
Sponsors:
Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, The Prince Alwaleed Center for Muslim Christian Understanding, and the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center 
Have questions about Music in Oman: Politics, Identity, Time, and Space in the Sultanate? Contact SFS Center for Contemporary Arab Studies

When & Where


CCAS Boardroom
37th & O Streets NW
ICC 241
Washington, DC 20057

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM (EST)


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