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Libraries

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.

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.

Libraries Students

Tangier Library Seeks a Strong But Subtle Social Role

Ida Sophie Winter | 07 Sep 2015

A small bookstore tries to convince Moroccan youth that books are not just for the intellectual elite.

Gender Libraries Research

A Renaissance Woman at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Benjamin Plackett | 02 Jul 2015

The head of cultural outreach at the modern-day library of Alexandria has worked with underground cables and overhead planetarium displays and broadened the library’s influence.




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