Book Launch! Nili Belkind's "Music in Conflict Palestine, Israel & the Politics of Aesthetic Production"

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

The Center for Ethnomusicology is proud to co-sponsor an online book launch and live performance event for "Music in Conflict: Palestine, Israel, and the Politics of Aesthetics Production," by our own PhD alumna Dr. Nili Belkind (Routledge 2021).

Hosted by Dr. Moshe Morad with performances by Amal Murkus and members of System Ali

The event will be live broadcast from Jaffa, Israel over ZOOM, and is free and open to the general public. Join us on Zoom on:

THURSDAY APRIL 22, 2021
7PM JAFFA
5PM LONDON
12 NOON NEW YORK CITY
9AM LOS ANGELES
ZOOM LINK: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/9895566225
(Live event to be held at the Jaffa Theater, a stage for Arab and Hebrew culture)

Dr. Nili Belkind, who holds the PhD in Ethnomusicology from Columbia University (2014), will be in conversation with Dr. Mosha Morad, and with artists and students worldwide, about her new book Music in Conflict (Routledge in 2021). The book examines how the Israeli-Palestinian conflict intersects with music making and cultural production.  The event will feature live musical performances from Amal Murkus (Soundcloud) and members of System Ali (website).

See a promotional video for the book "Music in Conflict" here. (YouTube link)

In cooperation with SOAS (London)The University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and Columbia University's Center for Ethnomusicology