Hazem Azmy IFTR Bursary Award Fund

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Samer Al-Saber

Backed On Oct 24, 2018 Amount Hidden

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Alyson Campbell

Backed with €25.00 On Oct 08, 2018

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Anonymous

Backed with €10.00 On Oct 05, 2018

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The sudden loss of our esteemed colleague Hazem Azmy is a great tragedy and a lasting grief. Establishing this bursary award is a meaningful attempt to honour Hazem and extend his genuine and generous support for new scholars attending IFTR conferences. It is an important cause to support and celebrate.

Nesreen Hussein

Backed On Sep 20, 2018 Amount Hidden

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I highly encourage friends and colleagues to donate. Hazem helped younger scholars with immense generosity. This bursary will continue his legacy.

Samer Al-Saber

Backed On Sep 20, 2018 Amount Hidden

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Trish McTighe

Backed with €25.00 On Sep 18, 2018

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For the international theatre community, Hazem’s death is a singular grief, but I realize that for his friends and colleagues in Egypt it is a tragedy upon tragedies. It piles on top of horrors such as the 2005 Bani Suef theatre fire and untimely deaths of beautiful-souled critics such as Nehad Selaiha last year and Farouk Abdel Wahab five years ago. There is no “but” or “however” to this, no silver lining. It is simply devastating. All we can do, in response, is try to incarnate in ourselves the restless curiosity and untiring intellectual generosity that people like Hazem and Nehad and Farouk embodied. For Hazem, we can work to make sure his book finally gets published, and meanwhile keep writing our own. We can think harder. We can provoke and support our students and colleagues to believe that theatre matters, to argue about what cultural production means, and to develop their ideas, which may be quite different from our own. That, and we can focus empathetically on the people and societies we encounter: not only what image they present, but also the confusions, tensions, and painful blind spots underneath. That is the empathetic attention that Hazem gave to everything he studied, and that he demanded and helped create for Egypt on the world stage.

Margaret Litvin

Backed On Sep 18, 2018 Amount Hidden

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Anonymous

Backed with €20.00 On Sep 17, 2018

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Backed On Sep 06, 2018 Amount Hidden

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