Dr Arthur Asseraf wins British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize

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Congratulations to Dr Arthur Asseraf, whose book Electric News in Colonial Algeria who has been awarded the annual book prize of the British-Kuwait Friendship Society.

The award ceremony is being live streamed on December 1st more information here

More information about the book can be found on the OUP website

News was a whole ecosystem in which new technologies such as the printing press, telegraph, cinema and radio interacted with older media like songs, rumours, letters and manuscripts.