Ramadan Talks – Ramadan TV in Covid times

Tuesday 11 May 2021
5:00 to 5:30 pm (UAE time)
Webinar

Join the Ramadan talk titled Ramadan TV in covid times, by Pr. Frédéric Lagrange, Professor of Arabic Studies at Sorbonne Université (Paris).

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Abstract
Aside from its religious signification and holy rites, Ramadan in the Gulf region is associated with musalsalāt, television serial shows from Egypt, the Levant and the Gulf — mainly meaning Koweit, the regional hub for TV fiction. To which extent is this year’s Ramadan TV reflecting the troubled times we are living? And are 30 episode shows still relevant and popular, among the younger generations?

Know more about the speaker
Frédéric Lagrange is Professor of Arabic Studies at Sorbonne Université, Paris, and represents CEFREPA research center in the UAE for 2019-2021, hosted by Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi.