Classical Theatre and the Middle East conference: 'Greek drama and the "classic(s)" in the Arab-speaking world and Iran'

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On Friday 12 July, the APGRD will host a one-day conference on Greek drama and the 'classic(s)' in the Arab-speaking world and Iran, co-organised by Professor Fiona Macintosh (Oxford) and Dr Raphael Cormack (Columbia), in St Hilda's Jacqueline du Pré Music Building. The conference will be followed by a free performance of Jogging by Hanane Hajj Ali, inspired by Euripides' Medea. A copy of the script for Jogging is available for those attending: please email to sign up for an electronic copy.

Speakers and Chairs:

Marilyn Booth (Oxford); Malika Bastin-Hammou (Grenoble); Raphael Cormack (Columbia); Carmen Gitre (Virginia Tech); Sameh Hanna (Leeds), Nur Laiq (Oxford, TORCH Global South Visiting Fellow); Lloyd Llewelyn-Jones (Cardiff); Shaymaa Moussa (Egypt); Evelyn Richardson (Chicago); Ons Trabelsi (Lorraine); Sandra Vinagre (Lisbon); and Houman Zandi-Zadeh (Flinders).

Please register via the University of Oxford Store website. There is a fee of £20 (£15 concessions for students, unwaged and over-60s), which includes lunch and a reception. If you would like to attend the performance of Jogging only, please register by emailing


For more details please visit the APGRD website.