Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.
A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
Solidarité International commissioned graphic artists to tell true stories of Syrians in Lebanon in a vivid and imaginative way.
At the notorious French refugee camp, a cartoonist brings an unusual perspective to her experience as a volunteer.
An American professor documents the stories of Syrians before and after the revolution, allowing them to speak for themselves.
The Syrian Youth Empowerment initiative guides high-school students in Syria through the U.S. college application process. Its cofounder George Batah explains the importance of Syrians winning scholarships to study in the U.S.
A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.