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Arts & Culture

Arabic Arts & Culture Language

Ancient Cousins of Arabic Survive in Oman—but for How Long?

Edward Fox | 18 Feb 2019

A chance meeting with a speaker of Shahri shines light on the value of indigenous languages and the wealth of cultural knowledge and history they embody.

Arts & Culture Conflict Refugees Terrorism

An Encounter with a Mosul Photographer

Sarah Mills | 14 Feb 2019

Ali al-Baroodi’s photographs document an important period of time in the history of his city during the period of occupation by “Daesh”.

Arts & Culture Conflict Students Teaching

A Fine Arts School’s Comeback Raises Hope in Yemen

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 05 Feb 2019

As the Jameel Ghanem Institute of Fine Arts reopens in Aden, officials look to the restorative powers of the arts to help the war-torn nation rebuild.

Arts & Culture Gender Refugees Research Terrorism

Iraqi Researchers Use Art to Help Sexual-Violence Survivors

Benjamin Plackett | 01 Feb 2019

In a region with a psychiatrist shortage, nonexperts are called on to help refugees cope with psychological trauma. Art therapy is one way this is happening in Iraq.

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 Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

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

Contemporary Egyptian Art in a Historic Setting

Heba Elkayal | 27 Nov 2018

A contemporary Egyptian art exhibition in the historic setting of Manial Palace in Cairo offers an alternative narrative for art and a novel tourist attraction.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

In Dubai, a New Type of Arts Center

Heba Elkayal | 22 Nov 2018

The Art Jameel foundation’s new museum is the Emirates’ first non-government-run art institution and significantly expands the region’s patronage of the arts.




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