Olivia Cuthbert

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Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Refugees

3 New Documentaries Turn Their Lenses on the Toll of War in the Middle East

Olivia Cuthbert | 18 Oct 2019

Recently released films give hard-hitting, inside looks into conflicts’ effects on life in Iraq, Gaza, and Aleppo.

Arts & Culture Conflict Gender Terrorism

Exhibition Combines Research and Painting to Portray Modern Slavery’s Survivors

Olivia Cuthbert | 04 Oct 2019

Syrian artist Sara Shamma uses strong color and powerful brushstrokes to portray human traffickers, women who have survived being trafficked, and the emotions swirling inside them.

Data & Surveys Gender Internet

Arab Women Fight Back Against Online Sexual Harassment

Olivia Cuthbert | 25 Sep 2019

Cyberspace has become a place where some men stalk, attack, and seek to humiliate women. Now women, universities, and private organizations are mounting digital campaigns to respond.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Gender

Tunisian Singer Emel Mathlouthi Breaks Away From World Music Stereotypes

Olivia Cuthbert | 09 Aug 2019

In a new album, the Tunisian singer who first gained fame in the early days of the revolution sings in English and touches on environmental themes, not just personal or political ones.

Conflict Scholarships Students Study Abroad

For Syrian Students in the U.K., Tough Decisions Loom

Olivia Cuthbert | 05 Aug 2019

Britain’s prestigious Chevening scholarship requires recipients to return home so their countries may benefit from their experience. That’s not easy for those from war zones.

Arts & Culture Conflict Mental Health Politics

Former Syrian Prisoners Reenact Their Experiences on Stage

Olivia Cuthbert | 18 Jul 2019

In a new play performed in London, actors who were incarcerated in Adra prison convey the terror, boredom, and claustrophobia of their lives, from arrest to release.

Arabic Arts & Culture Gender Human Rights Inequality

Finding the Words: Arab Writers on Queer and Feminist Expression

Olivia Cuthbert | 05 Jul 2019

At a London literary event, an array of Arab authors discuss the hurdles that cultures, publishers, and even the Arabic language itself can present.

Employment Faculty Finances Protests Students

Professors’ Strike at Lebanon’s Only Public University Reveals Social and Economic Gaps

Olivia Cuthbert | 27 Jun 2019

Professors at Lebanese University have been on strike for almost two months, saying it is their only possible political weapon to wring much-needed resources from the government.




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