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Algiers International Book Fair Returns, with a Vaccine Requirement

Riad Mazzouzi | 14 Mar 2022

Algerian publishers are happy with the return of the Algiers International Book Fair, but some criticize a decision requiring visitors to show proof of Covid 19 vaccinations.

Arts & Culture Employment Gender Profiles

A Researcher Delves into the Lives and Craft of Moroccan Women Rug Weavers

Paula El Khoury | 10 Mar 2022

Susan Schaefer Davis, American anthropologist, worked with women rug weavers in rural Morocco for decades. She paid tribute to their strength and skill in a recent book.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing Scholarships

Arab Scholarships and Grants in Creative Writing and the Arts

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 05 Mar 2022

If you are passionate about culture and art, you can win scholarships most notably in creative writing and arts.

Arts & Culture Libraries Publishing Schools Students

Volunteer-Run Kindergarten in Upper Egypt Serves a Culturally Deprived Area

Sayyid Mahmoud | 02 Mar 2022

The Abdel Rahim Scientific Kindergarten provides educational and cultural services to deprived children in Deshna, south of Cairo. It won a national incentive award last fall.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Art Show Commemorates Nagy Shaker, Egyptian Puppet Master

Sayyid Mahmoud | 28 Feb 2022

Helwan University celebrates the career of the artist who made the puppets for the operetta “The Grand Night”.

Architecture Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Research

A Syrian-Born Scholar Reflects on Arab Efforts to Preserve Islamic Architecture

Amr EL-Tohamy | 20 Feb 2022

Nasser Rabbat leads the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He applauds architectural preservation efforts but sees flaws in some plans.

Arts & Culture Faculty Language Publishing

Egyptian Academic Is at Heart of Growing Arab Interest in Teaching Chinese

Sayyid Mahmoud | 18 Feb 2022

Hassanein Fahmy Hussein, an Egyptian academic working in Saudi Arabia, talks about his experience teaching Chinese in Arab universities.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing Refugees

Syrian Publishers in Exile Spread Arabic Culture in New Homes

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Feb 2022

Two Syrians who started publishing houses after fleeing their homeland talk about the rewards and challenges of their experiences.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

Applications Open for Third Khairy Shalaby Award

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 12 Feb 2022

The aim of a competition honouring the late Egyptian writer Khairy Shalaby is to encourage new literary talent in Arabic.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Students

Egypt’s Youth Salon Seeks to Identify New Artistic Talent

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 07 Feb 2022

Egypt’s “Youth Salon” is a key event for discovering and promoting new talent, culture officials say. Its latest installment presents more than 200 works by young artists.

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