The transition from purely decorative art to more complex works proves a learning curve for society, artists and public art institutions
With ancient boatbuilding crafts nearly extinct, scholars and researchers aim to bring knowledge of Iraq’s maritime heritage to a new generation of students.
The coronavirus lockdowns inspired a shift to online book clubs among groups that focus on Arab authors and their international readers.
Egypt moved 22 mummies to a new home on Saturday. Volunteer researchers studied them first.
Traces of a culture once at the center of exchange between Islam and East Africa are in danger of disappearing. Two authors hope to change that.
A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.
A musical and cultural heritage archive, the Syria Music Map offers displaced Syrians a chance to reconnect with their roots.
Deborah Kapchan’s comprehensive new anthology pulls together a rich and varied tapestry of Morocco’s many poetic traditions.
The Iraqi-Canadian artist Zeana Atarbashi draws on the heritage of her hometown, Mosul, and the life-giving power of women.
A book and a project, Open Gaza brings together experts from many disciplines to envision a better future for occupied populations everywhere.