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The Conference "Inverted Worlds – Congress on Cultural Motion in the Arab Region statt" by the Oriental Institute Beirut took place October 4-8 2012.

It's main focus lay on the creative reactions to the region's recent transformations.

In four panels, researchers, artists and political activists had the unique opportunity to discuss different aspects of and approaches to the "arab spring".

The conference attempted to consider several key aspects of the "arab spring", including (pop) music, graffiti, comics, the new media and social movements.