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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.

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.

Arts & Culture Politics

A Long-Shuttered Moroccan Magazine Still Wields Powerful Influence

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Apr 2016

Souffles, a firebrand Moroccan cultural magazine, still influences intellectuals and attracts scholars fifty years after its was forced to close.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

A Dispatch From the Cairo International Book Fair

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Feb 2016

Ursula Lindsey wanders through this famous cultural event and finds a stark reflection of Egyptian contemporary life.

Arts & Culture Minorities Profiles Research

Iraqi Champion of Diversity, in a Discouraging Time

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 27 Aug 2015

An Iraqi scholar says that tolerance and minority rights are an essential part of keeping societies strong.

Arts & Culture Human Rights

Coverage of Qatar’s World Cup Mirrors Some of the World’s Prejudices

Justin D. Martin | 04 Jul 2015

Journalism professor says coverage of the emirate may owe to more than genuine human-rights concerns.

Arts & Culture Publishing

My Facebook Pages Got Caught in a Culture War

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 17 Jan 2015

Facebook was the author’s platform to bring Iraqi art, culture, and history to the world. Now he has lost years of work.




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