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A Conversation with Khalid Albaih of Khartoon!

Date(s) - 10/21/2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown

The Center for Contemporary Arab Studies & African Studies at Georgetown University present this conversation with Khalid Albaih

About this Event

Khalid Albaih is a Romanian born, Qatar raised, Sudanese award-winning artist, political cartoonist, and cultural producer based between Doha and Copenhagen. Besides his two books KHARTOON! and Sudan Retold on the shelves of international bookshops, Khalid publishes his political cartoons and political commentary on current affairs in various established media outlets, publications, and books.

Khalid is the founder of the award-winning space sharing platform, Sudan Art and Design, Sudan Artist Fund and @DohaFashionFridays. He serves on boards and consults for several global art and media initiatives.

About the Event: Albaih will speak about his work capturing the political situation in Sudan through his art in his new book, Sudan Retold. He will also speak to using art to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and heightened racial tensions around the world. Albaih is also a leading voice on race relations in Sudan and in the MENA region more broadly. This will be a live event with an opportunity for audience Q&A.

Dr. Rochelle Davis, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Georgetown University, will moderate the event.

This event will be recorded. By joining the event you consent to Georgetown University using any photos or video of you taken during the event in internal or public publications. Please direct any questions or requests for accommodation to

This event is made possible in part thanks to a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for CCAS as a NRC on the Middle East and North Africa.

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