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Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Libraries Publishing Violence

Explosion Took a Heavy Toll on Beirut’s Arts and Culture Scene

Burton Bollag | 24 Aug 2020

Much of the city’s creative life was centered in two historic neighborhoods that bore the brunt of the blast.

Arts & Culture Libraries Publishing Violence

Beirut’s Damaged Libraries Try to Continue Fulfilling Their Civic Mission

M. Lynx Qualey | 21 Aug 2020

Despite suffering extensive damage from the port explosion, libraries and independent bookstores are resuming their role as providers of community outreach and support.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Libraries Research Science

Qatar National Library Sparks Young People’s Curiosity About Science

Eman Kamel | 23 Oct 2019

In a regular forum, the library gives Qataris a chance to meet world-class researchers face-to-face and have informal discussions that motivate youth to explore science in depth.

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.

Libraries Literature & Translation

The Complete Writings of a Revolutionary

Edward Fox | 02 Nov 2017

Art and politics are inseparable in the works of Ghassan Kanafani, now collected in a definitive new edition.

Arts & Culture Conflict Libraries

Rebuilding Mosul’s Library, Book by Book

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 26 May 2017

Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.

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.

Arabic Libraries Literature & Translation Publishing

Academic Books Flourish at Tunisia’s Book Fair

Ibtissem Jamel | 05 Apr 2017

The Tunis International Book Fair welcomed a large crowd—and academic books were among the key attractions.

Extremism Libraries Terrorism

Can Extremism Be Fought In the Classroom?

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Mar 2017

An author investigates the link between how Islam is taught and the radicalization of youth in Morocco.

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.




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