“Keeping an Eye on Imperial Mecca”: Upcoming Seminar Session!

Updated: 6 days ago

In the next seminar organized by the Amsterdam Centre for Urban History, our ESR Rukayyah Reichling will present us with her ongoing research about Mecca. Drawing on visual material from the late Dutch colonial period, she will in her paper uncover the colonial gaze that was directed towards the most holy city of Islam.

When? 18 March 2021

3.30-5 p.m.



All are welcome to attend!

More information and registration here.

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