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Arts & Culture Extremism Research

Archaeologists Plan Post-Islamic-State Future in Iraq

Edward Fox | 27 Mar 2017

In newly-liberated areas, archaeologists have begun assessing the damage done to sites of ancient Iraqi heritage and planning their future.

Administration Architecture Arts & Culture Conservation Research

Bahrain Protects Its Archaeological Heritage

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Mar 2017

When economic development clashes with archaeology, Manama could offer a model for other Arab countries.

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.

Administration Arts & Culture Faculty Libraries

Getting Books Into the Hands of Arab Readers

Ursula Lindsey | 10 Feb 2017

Grassroots and government initiatives hope to spread a culture of reading in the Arab region.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Teaching

Calls for Education That Believes ‘Culture Is the Solution’

Ursula Lindsey | 23 Nov 2016

In Morocco, a meeting emphasized the need for more arts in school curriculum and for more facilities to train creative professionals.

Arts & Culture Conservation Religion Research

Arab-World Archaeologists Must Avoid Disturbing Islamic Graves

Benjamin Plackett | 24 May 2016

Genetic analysis on skeletons of humans who died since the birth of Islam is almost nonexistent.

Arts & Culture

Arts Back on the Agenda in Assiut

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 09 May 2016

Students and professors welcome the return of artistic activities in Assiut University after years of conservative Islamic suppression.

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.

Arts & Culture Conservation

Hope Emerges for Historic Sites in Palmyra

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Apr 2016

An international effort is under way to begin restoration of Syria’s “Bride of the Desert”.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation

Cairo Book Fair: New Titles of Interest

Ursula Lindsey | 07 Feb 2016

Ursula Lindsey highlights some of the new books getting attention at the 47th edition of the Cairo Book Fair.




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