Explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the British Library’s collections.

From 19th century Egyptian satirical press, to mid-20th century children’s comics and contemporary graphic novels discover this vibrant visual archive that illustrates and engages issues concerning everyday life, politics and society across the Arab world and beyond.

Shubbak at the British Library

Part of Shubbak at the British Library - two days of inspirational Arab literature, including talks, panel discussions and workshops.


Tue 13 June – Sun 29 Oct 2017
Free event, no booking required
Open access, all day

British Library

Treasures Gallery
96 Euston Road
London, NW1 2DB
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