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Administration Arts & Culture Finances Students

Participation in Student Activities Drops in Egypt

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 23 May 2017

Egyptian universities have witnessed a marked decline in the number of student activities for political and economic reasons, a new report says.

Arabic Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation

Moroccan Academic Plays Matchmaker Between Books and Readers

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Apr 2017

A retired professor hunts down books published in Morocco and makes them available to a wider audience. His challenges reflect the wider problems of Arab publishing.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Opinion

What Art Can Teach Us About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 31 Mar 2017

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi, art enthusiast and Arab-affairs commentator, sees the burgeoning Arab art scene as a way to bring fresh insights to stale discussions.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Minorities Research

Omani Music Masks A Slave Trading Past

Benjamin Plackett | 30 Mar 2017

Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.

Arts & Culture Extremism Research

Archaeologists Plan Post-Islamic-State Future in Iraq

Edward Fox | 27 Mar 2017

In newly-liberated areas, archaeologists have begun assessing the damage done to sites of ancient Iraqi heritage and planning their future.

Administration Architecture Arts & Culture Conservation Research

Bahrain Protects Its Archaeological Heritage

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Mar 2017

When economic development clashes with archaeology, Manama could offer a model for other Arab countries.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing

A Dispatch from the Casablanca Book Salon

Ursula Lindsey | 20 Feb 2017

Morocco’s national book fair has a cosmopolitan feel, offering discussions, events and important new publications.

Administration Arts & Culture Faculty Libraries

Getting Books Into the Hands of Arab Readers

Ursula Lindsey | 10 Feb 2017

Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.

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.




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