Nation-building animation: The history of Arab cartoons

Migrációkutató Intézet
  • February 17, 2022
  • Middle East Eye

Cartoons have long been used to negotiate national and religious identities, with political messages there to be discovered.

If producers took the time to invest in local animation, it was always to create something that told children about their own local, national, Arab, or Islamic identities  Sayfo tells Middle East Eye.

Sayfo Omar, senior researcher, Migration Research Institute (Budapest)

Screenshot/Mish Mish Effendi