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The arts blog covers the arts at UC Davis and beyond — the arts scene in Sacramento Valley and Bay Area that UC Davis folks might enjoy, as well as work by UC Davis artists (alumni, faculty, students, staff), wherever they are showing or performing. Media should feel free to share its contents. Content submissions are welcome.

This blog is created and maintained by Karen Nikos-Rose in UC Davis Strategic Communications.


Karima Bennoune on Helping Artists, Cultural Workers Escape Taliban-Ruled Afghanistan

With the end of the U.S. military mission in Afghanistan and the quick takeover of that nation by the Taliban, advocates fear a terrible backslide in human rights and civil society there. In this episode, UC Davis Law professor Karima Bennoune discusses her work in the international effort to help evacuate vulnerable cultural workers from Afghanistan, religious fundamentalisms as political movements and how human rights advocates can move forward in a country ruled by the Taliban.