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Gilgamesh Nabeel

Gilgamesh Nabeel

Gilgamesh is an Iraqi freelance writer and essayist based in Turkey. He writes essays and articles on Middle Eastern politics, education, art, literature and women's rights. He writes for electronic magazines including Al Fanar Media, Hewar Mutamaddin “Civil Talk” and publishes book reviews in Iraqi newspapers. Some of his essays have appeared in USA Today and other American newspapers. He has active pages on Facebook on art, archaeology and global heritage. He carries has a degree from the Kasr Al Ainy school of medicine – Egypt.

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Iraqi Engineering Schools Add Ethics Courses in an Accreditation Push

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 May 2021

Iraqi and American professors built an ethics curriculum for engineering schools after Iraq asked its universities to seek international accreditation.

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New ‘American’ University in Baghdad Aims to Train Future Leaders

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 05 Apr 2021

The new American University of Iraq–Baghdad brings a liberal-arts approach to higher education to the Iraqi capital.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Students

Zeana Atarbashi: Women and History Inspire an Engineer-Turned-Artist

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Mar 2021

The Iraqi-Canadian artist Zeana Atarbashi draws on the heritage of her hometown, Mosul, and the life-giving power of women.

Faculty Gender Inequality Profiles Research

Jala Makhzoumi: A Landscape Architect in a Race to Stop Desertification

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 11 Mar 2021

The Iraqi landscape architect Jala Makhzoumi bridges academic research and practical support in the quest for a greener region.

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Fewer Young Iraqis Choose to Study Archaeology

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 16 Feb 2021

Iraq needs experts to work on its thousands of heritage sites, but with job prospects dim, fewer Iraqi youth are eager to study archaeology.

Arts & Culture Extremism Violence

German Curator’s Abduction in Baghdad Leaves Iraqi Artists in Shock

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 27 Jul 2020

The kidnapping last week of Hella Mewis, a German art curator and activist, for almost four days intensified Iraqis and foreign nationals’ fears of a “new, difficult era” for artists and intellectuals in Iraq.

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Iraqi Researcher’s Assassination Stirs Fears of Renewed Violence Against Academics

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Jul 2020

Husham Al-Hashimi, an expert on ISIS and a critic of foreign-backed militias in Iraq, was gunned down by unknown assassins in a Baghdad street this week.

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A Diversity Institute Teaches Iraqi Students About Religious Minorities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 29 Jun 2020

The course, a rare undertaking in the Arab world, aims to promote peaceful co-existence and religious diversity by combatting stereotypes and misunderstandings.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Politics

Protest Art Turns a Concrete Tunnel into a Vibrant Gallery

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Mar 2020

Artists among the protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square use murals, graffiti, street theater and music to emphasize the call for Iraqi unity and an end to foreign intervention in their government.

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Iraqi Government Pressures Protesting Students to Return to the Classroom

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 24 Jan 2020

Iraqi students are largely determined to remain on strike despite a new academic calendar issued by the higher-education ministry.




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