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Arts & Culture

Arabic Arts & Culture Publishing

2017: The Arab World in Books

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Dec 2017

A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.

Architecture Arts & Culture

Celebrating Arab Artists as ‘Spiritual Historians’

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Nov 2017

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture marks a decade of supporting artistic projects with an exhibition in Beirut’s new “museum of memory.”

Architecture Arts & Culture Libraries

Rebuilding a Space for Thought in Cairo

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Nov 2017

The Townhouse art gallery, a cultural landmark, has survived a raid by state authorities and a building collapse.

Arts & Culture Publishing

University Press Thrives On New Arabic Fiction

Ursula Lindsey | 08 Nov 2017

American University in Cairo Press weathers the post-Mubarak era, focusing on scholarly books and new Arabic writing.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Refugees

Comics Take a Candid Look at Refugee Lives

Edward Fox | 26 Oct 2017

Solidarité International commissioned graphic artists to tell true stories of Syrians in Lebanon in a vivid and imaginative way.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Catalogue Reveals Pioneering Egyptian Painter’s Legacy

Ursula Lindsey | 11 Sep 2017

Mahmoud Said’s oeuvre reflects an engagement with beauty, heritage, and national identity that remains relevant today.

Arts & Culture Book Review Literature & Translation Refugees

Graphic Novel Bears Witness To ‘The Jungle’

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Aug 2017

At the notorious French refugee camp, a cartoonist brings an unusual perspective to her experience as a volunteer.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture

Can Arab Artists Survive?

David Wheeler | 18 Jul 2017

A symposium at the British museum explored how Arab artists are coping as the room they have for expressing themselves dwindles.

Arts & Culture Conflict Extremism Politics Research Terrorism

Scholars Examine the Cultural Lives of Jihadists

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2017

A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.

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.




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