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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مقالات وقصص أخرى

Research Science

Online Event About Evolution for Arabic Readers is Shut Down

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 10 Dec 2015

Fourteen Arab groups organized an online event to help explain evolution, but the event appears to have been a cyber-attack victim.

Terrorism

A Conversation with the “Mosul Eye” Historian

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Oct 2015

Since the fall of Mosul, Iraq, the unidentified writer behind a respected blog has been shedding light on life under Islamic State rule.

Arts & Culture Minorities Profiles Research

Iraqi Champion of Diversity, in a Discouraging Time

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 27 Aug 2015

An Iraqi scholar says that tolerance and minority rights are an essential part of keeping societies strong.

Health & Medicine Students Terrorism

Once-Proud Iraqi Medical Schools Now Down at the Heels

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 29 Jul 2015

Iraqi medical schools suffer from a shortage of qualified professors, a lack of cadavers, and a focus on theory instead of practice.

Arts & Culture Conflict Conservation

Iraqis Watch Antiquities Take Hit After Hit

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Lynch | 23 Mar 2015

University protests can’t stop antiquities destruction and looting in Iraq as archaeologists struggle to assess the damage from afar.

Students Terrorism

Theoretical Swimming: Iraqi Student Life Under Religious Rule

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Mar 2015

Iraqi students complain that conservative administrators are interfering with their dress, curricula and even their recreation.

Arts & Culture Publishing

My Facebook Pages Got Caught in a Culture War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 17 Jan 2015

Facebook was the author’s platform to bring Iraqi art, culture, and history to the world. Now he has lost years of work.

Arts & Culture Conflict Curriculum Faculty

The Teaching of Fine Art in Iraq Is Deteriorating

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Jan 2015

The quality of instruction in the fine arts is sliding downwards in Iraq, with many artists, art professors, and art buyers having fled the country.

Academic Freedom Conflict Curriculum Human Rights

The Islamic State’s Plan for Universities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 25 Nov 2014

Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.

Franz Kafka: Meet the Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Nov 2014

University students living under Islamic State rule have to get through bureaucratic minefields and military scrutiny to get their degrees.




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