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Petra Ayar Jahchan

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Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab Women Comedians Get a Boost at the Edinburgh Fringe

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 27 Aug 2021

For two Arab women comedians, challenging stereotypes is part of the act—and just being onstage is breaking one barrier.

Technology & Online Learning

One Year After the Beirut Blast, Technology Keeps Memories Fresh

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 04 Aug 2021

Mobile-phone technology connected Beirutis to the world in the aftermath of the devastating explosion. It also helps keep memories fresh.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Students

Art Students Portray Horror and Hope in Works Recalling the Beirut Port Blast

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 04 Aug 2021

Lebanese University art students create pieces for the one-year anniversary of the explosion that devastated much of Beirut.

Arts & Culture Gender Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Arab British Centre Expands Its Reach With Online Events

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 30 Jul 2021

Changes forced on the London-based center by Covid-19 were a challenge, but reaching a wider audience online represents a net gain, its chairman says.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Art Book Series Explores What It Is to Be an Arab Artist

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 23 Jul 2021

Exhibitions at Saudi Arabia’s Misk Art Institute mark the launching of a bilingual book series that seeks to make contemporary Arab artists more widely known.

Arabic Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

Bila Hudood, an Online Arabic Literature Festival, Transcends Borders

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 16 Jul 2021

The Bila Hudood festival invited people to join online discussions of contemporary Arabic literature in genres such as food writing, memoir and poetry.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

London’s Shubbak Festival of Arab Culture Returns, Live and Online

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 02 Jul 2021

The festival has a lively but Covid-19-wary schedule in London and is opening up to a wider audience online.




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