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AUS to host cross-cultural event
By A Staff Reporter October 29, 2018
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SHARJAH: Renowned academics and experts from all around the world will gather in Sharjah to participate in a special, cross-cultural conference to be held Oct 31—Nov 3. The event, entitled Storytelling, Travel Writing and Seafaring from Cross-Cultural Perspectives, will see a wide variety of panel sessions take place at the campus of American University of Sharjah (AUS) as well as at venues belonging to the Sharjah Museums Authority (SMA). The international conference is being held by the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) in collaboration with AUS and SMA.

This event will look at exploring the tradition of storytelling, travel accounts and seafaring stories in different cultures and communities in the Arabian Gulf and other Arab regions as well as in the Persian, Indian and European cultures.

The conference will focus on different categories and topics and feature panel sessions such as Travel and Imaginary Journey; Seafaring and Travel; Sufis, Travel and Mirage; Western Perception of the Eastern World and Vice Versa: Narratives between Reality and Fiction; and Travel and Cultural Encounter; among many others.
 

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