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  • lawrence

    Lawrence Abu Hamdan’s visit to the Silent University

    Last summer Lawrence Abu Hamdan did a workshop at the Silent University on Harold Pinter’s political play ‘Mountain Language’. Originally written in 1988, this play was constructed as an indictment against the bans and regulations enforced upon speech during Margaret Thatcher’s Britain but is relevant to any situation in which such audio surveillance, fundamental tool of Register to read more »

  • silent_lectur

    The curious case of Silence

    According to the dictionary Silence means: complete absence of sound; avoiding discussing something; the state of standing still and not speaking as a sign of respect for someone and prohibit or prevent from speaking. If we also look at the meaning of Silent, it means not making or accompanied by any sound; not expressed aloud; without an accompanying soundtrack; saying or recording nothing Register to read more »