Syrian prison literature and human rights: an interview with Shareah Taleghani
Literature about prison has actually assisted international campaigns in the release of individual detainees.
Ports, ships and the human economy of global sea trade: an interview with Laleh Khalili
Little has been written about the sea trade in the Gulf. Laleh Khalili’s latest book explores the complex realities...
How does authoritarianism survive in Syria? An interview with Lisa Wedeen
How did the emergence of a civil-war autocracy in Syria change the way the regime reproduces its power?
The moral triangle: Germans, Israelis and Palestinians in Berlin
An Interview with Sa′ed Atshan and Katharina Galor about the difficult, complex relationship of these three communities.
Egypt’s ‘watermelon democracy’: an interview with Joshua Stacher
Why is Egypt in its current state? And what happened to the revolution? An interview with Joshua Stacher about his new book.
Everywhere we looked was burning: an interview with Emel Mathlouthi
Emel Mathlouthi’s new album is the soundtrack of the apocalypse.