A Scholar Who Has Explored Arab History Widely

Motiaa Hallak / 25 Jun 2018 / News

A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.

How Arab Artists Imagine the Future

Austin Davis / 18 Jun 2018 / News

A forum highlighted the visions of contemporary Arab writers and other artists, as well as the views of earlier generations.

The Complete Writings of a Revolutionary

Edward Fox / 02 Nov 2017 / News

Art and politics are inseparable in the works of Ghassan Kanafani, now collected in a definitive new edition.

Academic Books Flourish at Tunisia’s Book Fair

Ibtissem Jamel / 05 Apr 2017 / News

The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.

Calls For Education That Believes “Culture is the Solution”

Ursula Lindsey / 23 Nov 2016 / News

In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.

The Legacy of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan Feminist and Scholar

Ursula Lindsey / 21 Jan 2016 / News

Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.

An Arabic-Language Bookstore Devoted to Changing Stereotypes

Rasha Faek / 03 Dec 2015 / News

Two Syrians are trying to use a bookstore to present a different image of their countrymen and spread Arab culture.

Democracy Texts to be Translated Into Arabic

Rasha Faek / 08 Jul 2014 / News

A dozen seminal English academic books on democracy will be translated into Arabic and published in the Arab region.