Arabic calligraphy was recently inscribed on Unesco’s intangible cultural heritage lists. Calligraphers hope that inspires more support for teaching it in schools.
A vocational training institute in northwestern Syria is helping people find work and rebuild lives after fleeing from homes in combat zones.
A recent symposium heard from Syrian academics in exile and other scholars about the challenges of interdisciplinary work and promoting education back home.
Syrian academics in exile need support so they will be able to help rebuild their nation, speakers say at a conference organized by Cara, the Council for At-Risk Academics.
Hazem Fallouh, a Syrian heart surgeon in the U.K., wins the European Association for Cardio-Thoracic Surgery’s Innovations award.
Several prominent Syrian publishing houses and bookstores have closed in recent years, the latest signs of cultural death in an economy hard hit by war.
Son of a Qur’an reciter, religious influences played an important part in making him one of the greatest interpreters of traditional Arab singing.
World Teachers’ Day prompted experts to assess the ways teaching has changed over the past year, and what needs to be done to improve teachers’ pay and social status.
Harsh realities make it difficult for arts students inside Syria to continue their studies. A scholarship program is helping some.
The second edition of Ettijahat’s MINA arts festival is taking place in three countries, with four films on view in Cairo.