Tugrul Mende holds an M.A in Arabic Studies. He is based in Berlin as a project coordinator and independent researcher.
How have the uprisings of the Arab Spring shaped the path of revolutions?
Iranian-American scholar Asef Bayat, author of ‘Revolutionary Life: The Everyday of the Arab Spring’, on the...
Shaping imagination in 1960s Beirut: a conversation with Zeina Maasri
The role of the visual in modern history, and the transnational nature of 1960s Beirut as a hub of politically...
Can art change the world? An interview with Hanan Toukan
In her new book, Toukan investigates the relationship between Western funding and contemporary art in Beirut, Amman...
The Palestinian artists reclaiming Haifa
Through music and writing, a new generation of creatives are carving out new spaces in this ancient city
Challenging traditional 'masculinity' in a Palestinian refugee camp in Lebanon
Gustavo Barbosa, author of ‘The Best of Hard Times’, discusses the Shabab, the offspring of the Fedayeen – and how...
To understand the Middle East, we must look back at the 1960s Arab New Left
In this interview, Fadi A. Bardawil explains why it was so important for him to excavate the lost archive of...