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Arts & Culture Development Gender Publishing

Arabic Podcasts Find a Growing Audience

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Sep 2018

Networks in Jordan and Saudi Arabia offer listeners programs that give voice to diverse views, discuss sensitive topics, or just go where the conversation flows.

Arts & Culture Publishing Refugees

Magazine in Greece Rejects Labels about Refugees

John Dyer, Nikolia Apostolou | 21 Sep 2018

Solomon, a nonprofit online publication, sees strength, not cause for fear, in diverse populations.

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.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Human Rights Politics

Tunisian Youth Find a Political Voice in Rap

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Sep 2018

Since the revolution a new art form among Tunisia’s youth has provided a political outlet.

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 Research

An Eye on the Cultural Landscape of Syria

Ursula Lindsey | 03 Aug 2018

The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Research

An Archaeology Project Connects Young Qataris to Their Past

Eman Kamel | 27 Jul 2018

A university-led team is recovering artifacts that shed light on how people lived as modern Qatar emerged from a time when pearl diving was the economic focus.

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

Arts & Culture Refugees

An Artist Shapes Sculpture From Refugee-Camp Cast-offs

Heba Elkayal | 20 Jul 2018

Born in a Palestinian camp in Beirut, Abdul Rahman Katanani recycles materials commonly found in refugee settlements to make artistic statements about the human spirit.




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