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Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Teaching

Calls for Education That Believes ‘Culture Is the Solution’

Ursula Lindsey | 23 Nov 2016

In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.

Arts & Culture Conservation Religion Research

Arab-World Archaeologists Must Avoid Disturbing Islamic Graves

Benjamin Plackett | 24 May 2016

Genetic analysis on skeletons of humans who died since the birth of Islam is almost nonexistent.

Arts & Culture

Arts Back on the Agenda in Assiut

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 09 May 2016

Students and professors welcome the return of artistic activities in Assiut University after years of conservative Islamic suppression.

Arts & Culture Politics

A Long-Shuttered Moroccan Magazine Still Wields Powerful Influence

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Apr 2016

Souffles, a firebrand Moroccan cultural magazine, still influences intellectuals and attracts scholars fifty years after its was forced to close.

Arts & Culture Conservation

Hope Emerges for Historic Sites in Palmyra

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Apr 2016

An international effort is under way to begin restoration of Syria’s “Bride of the Desert”.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Cairo Book Fair: New Titles of Interest

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Feb 2016

Ursula Lindsey highlights some of the new books getting attention at the 47th edition of the Cairo Book Fair.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

A Dispatch From the Cairo International Book Fair

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Feb 2016

Ursula Lindsey wanders through this famous cultural event and finds a stark reflection of Egyptian contemporary life.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Recommended 2015 Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Dec 2015

Ursula Lindsey consulted scholars, critics and publishers to come up with a list of notable books by Arab authors or about the Arab world. What is your favorite book from 2015?

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Refugees

An Arabic-Language Bookstore Devoted to Changing Stereotypes

Rasha Faek | 03 Dec 2015

Two Syrians are trying to use a bookstore to present a different image of their countrymen and spread Arab culture.

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.




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