An initial thorn in the side of European imperialism, Muslim pirates were seen through an orientalist lens because they posed an economic threat to the West.
In recent years, many have attempted to correct the skewed Rumi that the West has been presented with. ‘Rumi: The Musical’ was meant to be one of those attempts, but it failed.
When writing about Afghanistan, are narrators depicting categories of its history, culture and people, or producing reductive representations or stereotypes?
Slavery, racism, and Orientalism form a continuum from past to present, and sci-fi is no exception.
The latest heatwave demonstrates that climate change is a transnational threat that requires transcontinental cooperation.
The 'Peace to Prosperity' plan is simply the latest version of a US plan revised repeatedly since the 1970s asking the Palestinians to trade basic rights in return for fanciful financial promises.
Anti-Muslim discourse has plagued the European horizon, but never has it taken on so many dimensions.
The activists who managed to keep the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement alive are now facing difficult times under the Trump presidency.
Edward Said's seminal text on Orientalism laid the foundations for analysing the modern world and its relationship with power structures. But does it go far enough?
Gazans have launched reading projects in the first English-language public library opened recently with the help of American linguist Noam Chomsky.
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