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Abdullah Al-Kafri: What is the role of culture in the acceptance of injustice?

Abdullah Al Kafri

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This interview with Abdallah El Kafri is part of a series in "Culture as Resistance", a program lead and organized by the Asfari Institute for Citizenship and Civil Society at the American University of Beirut. 

Courtesy of the Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship:
Part I of the Asfari Institute's 'Resistance Culture' Series:


Abdullah Al Kafri
Abdullah Al Kafri

Founding member of Syrian organization Ettijahat - Independent Culture

A playwright and cultural activist, Abdullah Al Kafri works as a trainer in various cultural fields with organisations including Culture Resource (Al Mawred Al Thaqafy) and the Friedrich Ebert Stiftung. He is a founding member of the Syrian organisation Ettijahat – Independent Culture (now operating from Beirut, Lebanon) and became Executive Director in 2014. Since 2015, he has been a member of the artistic committee of Sundance Institute’s MENA Theatre Lab, and is a regular participant at conferences and forums on culture and art. He has also collaborated with art organisations such as Lift and The Royal Court in the UK and the Lark in the US.

Twitter: @AbdullahAlKafri

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