Middle East and North Africa Centre at Sussex (MENACS)

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El Moudjahidate: The Role and Memory of Women Anti-Colonial Resistance Fighters in Algeria

Nadja Makhlouf’s remarkable photographic exhibition exploring the complex histories of the Algerian women who fought in the National Liberation Front (FLN) and the Algerian Communist Party (PCA) during the Algerian War of Liberation 1954 – 1962 as soldiers, nurses and doctors.

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Curated by Dr Sarah Dunstan (Queen Mary) and Professor Martin Evans (Sussex)

Explore the online exihibition

 

Watch the MENACS webinar in which Nadja Makhlouf discusses the exhibition (25 Nov 2020)

Latest events

Researching Palestinian Refugee History

Monday 30 November from 17:00 until 18:30
https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/91026486999
MENACS webinar series
Dr Anne Irfan

Dr Anne Irfan (Oxford) in conversation with Dr Jacob Norris (Sussex) on the challenges of carrying out historical research on Palestinian refugees.


Cheikha Rimitti, the Iconic Mother of Raï and her Legacy

Wednesday 9 December from 17:00 until 18:30
https://universityofsussex.zoom.us/j/97658912590
MENACS webinar series
Sarah El Hamed in conversation with Professor Martin Evans

Sarah El Hamed in conversation with Professor Martin Evans on Cheikha Rimitti and her iconic role in the long history of protest music in Algeria.


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