Tag: Algeria

A Methodist in Palestine

lrepublican , November 14th, 2022

In 1904 the proud D.D. Methodist Robert William van Schroik, at the age of 61, boarded a German steamer in New York for a 70-day trip to the…


Old Algiers

tabsir , February 6th, 2022

a century old postcard of Algiers


Democracy Denied in the Middle East

tabsir , November 21st, 2021

An excellent analysis of U.S. policy in the Middle East by Juan Cole.


Jane Goodman on her book, Staging Cultural Encounters

| , May 31st, 2021

Interview by Janina Fenigsen https://iupress.org/9780253049629/staging-cultural-encounters/ Janina Fenigsen: You’ve written a fascinating account of the 2016 US tour of the Algerian the…

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“What counts is the imagination of ham, rather than its actual existence,” An Interview with Joelle Bahloul

foodanthro , January 6th, 2020

In this third installment of interviews with anthropologists about their work on food, David Sutton talks with Joelle Bahloul, whose work on food and memory has inspired many…


Arabic Dictionaries Online

tabsir , February 28th, 2018

In 1981, while visiting Egypt for a consulting assignment with USAID, I purchased the old Cairo edition of the massive dictionary Tāj al-‘Arūs of Murtaḍā al-Zabīdī (d. 1790)….


Islamic Africa: New Brill Journal

tabsir , June 24th, 2015

Islamic Africa is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, academic journal published online and in print. Incorporating the journal Sudanic Africa, Islamic Africa publishes original research concerning I…


Open Access to Middle East Journals and Newspapers

tabsir , May 31st, 2015

For anyone doing research on the Middle East for the past two centuries, there is an incredible archive online. Details below: Alphabetical List of Open Access Historical Newspapers…


The Libyan Disaster: This Time Imperialism Pretends Anti-Interventionism

Maximilian Forte , January 11th, 2015

When it was still called the Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya (Al-Jamahiriya al-arabiya al-Libiya al-sha’abiya al-ishtirakiya), and Col. Muammar Gaddafi was still the de facto head of state,…