May 18, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Zoom Webinar & Middle East Institute
1763 N St NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20036 (Map)

The Middle East Institute Arts and Culture Center is pleased to host an art talk featuring Emirati anthropologist and documentary photographer Noura Al Neyadi on Thursday, May 18th.

The artist will speak about her work and share some of her photography from her most recent expedition to Chad in collaboration with the Emirati Red Crescent. Al Neyadi traveled to Chad on a project to build new water wells for communities with little or no access to water. The conversation will be moderated by Joyce Karam, senior news editor at Al Monitor.

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Noura Al Neyadi is a documentary photographer, a storyteller, and an anthropologist. She roams the planet and meets indigenous tribes to understand their culture better. Al Neyadi will share stories from her recent expedition to Chad in this talk. You can find her on Instagram @nooralneyadi

Joyce Karam is senior news editor at Al-Monitor, and an adjunct professor of political science at George Washington University. Joyce has covered the Middle East and US foreign policy for over two decades, and has interviewed senior leaders across the region. You can find her on Twitter @Joyce_Karam 

Rock formations around Aouzou a small town and oasis in Chad - From the Chad series Courtesy of Noura Al Neyadi.