12 August, Webinar: Culture of Resistance – Music Behind Colonial Bars with Dr. Louis Brehony

Friday, August 12
12 pm Pacific – 3 pm Eastern – 8 pm British time – 9 pm central Europe – 8 pm Palestine
REGISTER: https://bit.ly/prisonmusic

Join Samidoun for a webinar with Dr. Louis Brehony, the author of “Genius in the People: On Collective Resistance and Musical Instrument Making in the Jails of the Colonizer” on Fida’ al-Shaer, Syrian musician from the occupied Golan, who built an oud while locked behind colonial bars in Gilboa prison.

Palestinian, Syrian and other Arab prisoners have always resisted behind Zionist bars. This multifaceted resistance includes a collective commitment to cultural struggle.

Read the article: https://journals.library.mun.ca/ojs/index.php/JU/article/download/2372/pdf_3