film screening
The Shadow of the West, 1986
Written by Edward Said

Tuesday 28 November 2017
Main Building | 6:30 PM
English with Arabic Subtitles

The Shadow of the West focuses on the plight of the Palestinians which can be seen as the most enduring residue of the modern encounter between the Arabs and the West. Edward Said traces the course of European involvement with the Near East via the Crusades to Napoleon's campaign in Egypt and the French and English mandates.