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Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

A Moroccan Publisher Reflects on the Struggles Independent Presses Face

Kenza Sefrioui | 10 Jan 2019

At the Frankfurt Book Fair, Kenza Sefrioui gained insights on the problems faced worldwide by small publishing houses like hers.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Notable Books of 2018 From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 11 Dec 2018

A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.

Architecture Arts & Culture Religion Tourism

Hopeful Vision Rises from An Ancient Iraqi Site

Saad Salloum | 12 Nov 2018

A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

A Nuanced Account of the Arab Nahda

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Nov 2018

A new bilingual literary anthology from the Arab renaissance of more than one hundred years ago is filled with writing that still resonates today.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Publishing

Book Banning in Kuwait: Whatever Next?

Layla AlAmmar | 18 Sep 2018

A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.

Arts & Culture Conflict Politics

Artists Share ‘Local Histories’ of War and Exile

Heba Elkayal | 30 Aug 2018

Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.

Arts & Culture Politics

Samia Halaby: An Artist at Once Palestinian and Universal

Heba Elkayal | 10 Aug 2018

The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.

Arts & Culture Development Politics Publishing

Arab Magazines: A Neglected History Resurfaces

Ursula Lindsey | 24 Jul 2018

An exhibition in Rabat showcases publications whose mission was to gather and share the best thinking of its time, despite enormous challenges

Arabic Arts & Culture Language Literature & Translation

A Website Seeks to Show ‘How Alive Arabic Is’

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Jun 2018

Hossam Abouzahr argues that Classical and Colloquial Arabic should be used and studied “side by side.”




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