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Far from near

Far from near

A series of events called “Far from near” (Lit. „Toli iš arti“) appears for the first time in a brand new name. Originated as “The days of Orientalists” (Lit. “Orientalistų dienos”), the new event strives to familiarize the communities of Vilnius University and townspeople with stunning and...
Date: March 14, 2018, 10:30 am
Location: Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies
Organizers: Institute of Asian and Transcultural Studies
Islamic Perspectives on Shakespeare: Perform or Adapt?

Islamic Perspectives on Shakespeare: Perform or Adapt?

  This lecture takes a brief look at how Shakespeare has been performed and adapted in the Islamic world and if there is a post-colonial residue relating to him and his work. It takes a further look at attempts to colonise Shakespeare’ works prior during and post Nazi Germany using the...
Date: October 26, 2017, 5:00 pm
Location: VU Orientalistikos Centras, Kovalevskio aud., Universiteto g. 3, Vilnius
Organizers: Arabic Culture Forum/ Centre of Oriental Studies
Arabic Culture Days 2017

Arabic Culture Days 2017

  12 th to 16 th of September, 2017 begins Arabic Culture Days in Vilnius, Kaunas, Rukla and Visaginas. Festival slogan - 'Arabic Culture is closer then close'. Artists, diplomats, musicians from Saudi Arabia, Oman, Palestine, India and Egypt come to Lithuania for the occasion! This year...
Date: September 12, 2017, 12:00 am
Location: VU Centre of Oriental Studies
Organizers: Arabic Culture Forum