Video archive: E. Said Memorial Conference

Edward Said Memorial Conference, 15-17 April 2013, Utrecht

15 APRIL 2013

  • An opening speech of Rector Magnificus Prof. Bert van der Zwaan (Utrecht University)

  • Welcoming address by Mrs. Mariam Said

  • Welcoming address by Dr. Jan Donner of the Rabbani Foundation 

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Judith Butler “Versions of Binationalism: from Buber to Said” 

  • Keynote lecture of Prof. Aamir Mufti (UCLA) 

  • Keynote lecture of Prof. Lila Abu-Lughod (Columbia University): “Authorizing the New Moral Crusade to Save Muslim Women”.

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Etienne Balibar: “Edward Said’s internal border.” 

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Akeel Bilgrami “The View from the South”

16 APRIL 2013

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak: “A Borderless World?”

  • Panel led by Prof. Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak, together with Dr. Ankhi Mukherjee and Dr. Jamila Mascat 

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Robert Young: “Edward Said’s Palestine: Writing, Photography, and Representation”

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Rob Nixon: “Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the Poor.”

  • Concluding remarks by Prof. Paul Gilroy 

17 APRIL 2013

  • Opening remarks by Prof. Engin Isin

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Ariella Azoulay: “Potential History of Palestine”

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Engin Isin

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Marina Warner: “Burning the many-coloured fish: Re-readings in the 1001 Nights.”

  • Keynote lecture by Udi Aloni: “Assassination of an Artist in Jenin Refugee Camp: A Report on Art/Violence.”

  • Keynote lecture by Prof. Stathis Gourgouris: “Musical Dis-Possessions.” 

  • Lecture-demonstration by Bettany Hughes, broadcaster, filmmaker and historian, well known from her BBC series How to Make History Come alive and When the Moors ruled Europe.