Performance Art, Cultural Memory, and the Uighur Crisis

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Lecture with Jessica Batke (China File) and Mukaddas Mijit (Independent Scholar)

Jessica Batke and Mukaddas Mijit will speak about the Uighur Crisis in Xinjiang (East Turkestan). They will focus in particular on how art and performance has been mobilized in cultural preservation projects. Both will present overviews of their own contributions to cultural preservation endeavors. Dr. Mijit will also screen and discuss a selection of her short films.

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Duration: 01:09:21

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Published: Saturday, November 7, 2020