Social Photography as Protest Photography in Colonial Era Iraq

Faculty Fellow Research Talk

Wednesday, April 7, 2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Zoom

Social Photography as Protest Photography in Colonial Era Iraq

On Wednesday, April 7 at 3 pm, Nathaniel Greenberg will deliver a Faculty Fellow Research talk for the Center for Humanities Research at George Mason University. The topic of his talk is the life and work of Kamil al-Chadirji, founder of the Iraqi National Democratic Party and one of the most influential but least discussed political thinkers in modern Arab history. Professor Greenberg will examine how a newly released archive of al-Chadirji's photographic exposés from the 1930s and 40s speaks to the aesthetic formation of his political ideology and how al-Chadirji's avant-garde photojournalism, in turn, helped propel the Iraqi revolution for independence in 1958. 

His talk will be the final faculty presentation of the CHR's inaugural Faculty Fellows program. 

Faculty Fellow Research Talk: Wednesday, April 7th, 3-4 pm

Nathaniel Greenberg (Modern and Classical Languages) on “Social Photography as Protest Photography in Colonial Era Iraq"

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