Outreach Grants

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2017

2016
  • Daniel Gorman: Shubback Literature Festival Event at the British Library, London, UK
  • Jon Everall: Zaha Hadid Exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery
  • Amar Ahmad (Iraqi Association): Iraqi Choral Group
  • Kelcy Davenport: From Basrah to Cambridge and Back - The Art and Geology of Al-Hammar Marshes Lectures, Tours and Object Handling at the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences, Cambridge & Basrah University (via live link)
  • Ahmed Mukhtar: We are all Babylonians Arts and Cultural Events at the Poets Arts House, Baghdad, Iraq.

2015
  • Louise Alden: Developing KS2 teaching resources and a study day on Ancient Sumer at Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery
  • Koutaiba Al-Janabi: The Window - a feature-length film set in 2008 after the toppling of the regime of Saddam Hussein 
  • Dr Sara Alsaraf and Tara Jaffar: Chew & Glue: Dialogue and Cohesion amongst People of Iraqi Origin - workshop for young people of Iraqi origin to meet and explore their connection to Iraq, the UK and one another at the Arab British Centre, London
  • Fawzia Alwaji: Iraqi Cultural Days - a series of public events celebrating Iraqi culture at Rivercourt Church, London
  • Professor Graeme Barker: Improving Visitor Access to, and Understanding of, Shanidar Cave, Soran Province, Iraqi Kurdistan – project to create a viewing platform and bilingual information panels at the iconic Palaeolithic site of Shanidar Cave
  • Laura Hawkins: Oxford Postgraduate Conference in Assyriology- annual conference drawing together the national and international community of graduate students engaged in the study of ancient Mesopotamia at Wolfson College, Oxford
  • Verena Hewat and Vic MacRae: Ancient Objects for Modern Dilemmas (AOMD) – exhibition in collaboration with the Refugee Support Network to engage the general public in the rich heritage of ancient Mesopotamia
  • Dr Erica Hunter: Communities in Crisis in Iraq and Syria -  international workshop at SOAS responding to the ISIS-led destruction of Christian communities in Mosul and nearby villages  and the history of persecution and massacre suffered by Christians in Iraq
  • Paul MacAlindin: UPBEAT - a memoir of the National Youth Orchestra of Iraq
  • Joy Stacey: Autonomy of Self - a group exhibition and symposium of moving image and photography from across the former Ottoman territories to explore how individuals are using the human image to refuse violence and conflict, featuring the Iraqi artist, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji,  at the P21 Gallery and the London College of Communication