Reading Walter Benjamin on History
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Apr 12, 2016 6:00–8:00pm
Organized by: AUC Downtown
Venue: AUC Downtown
Address: 113 Kasr El Aini St., Downtown Cairo, Egypt

Hill House, Room 602, AUC Tahrir Square
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Hakem Al-Rustom
Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology
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As part of the Theory and Practice Workshop 2015 - 2016 theme "Walter Benjamin as a Historian", this reading workshop will discuss Walter Benjamin’s major works on history.

The workshop will be lead by Sami Khatib from the American University of Beirut and will discuss the following:"Theses the Philosphy of History,"  Paralipomena and Konvolutes K + N, Expose 1935 and 1939 from the Arcades Project. Participants can download the texts from the event Facebook page or contact Hakem Al-Rustom at hrustom@aucegypt. edu.

The Theory and Practice Workshop is generously supported by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at AUC and the Mellon Foundation.