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Egypt in 1876

The British diplomat Sir Valentine Chirol (1852-1929) wrote a memoir entitled Fifty Years in a Changing World (New York: Harcourt and Brace, …


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Online Books in Halle

At least 337 Books published in Germany on Islam and history of the Middle East are available to read online or download. …


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Goethe, as West embraces East

There is an interesting article on Qantara about the significance of the German poet Goethe’s famous West-Östliche Divan, first published 1819. To …


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Iran Exhibition in London

There is a new exhibit on Iran at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London through 12 September. If you cannot make …


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Persian Kamancheh Music

This new recording by Misagh Joolaee is sad but enthralling at the same time. Read about it and listen on the Qantara …


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Coloring Persia

In 1928 my mother, who was 6 years old at the time, received a coloring book from a neighbour. It was called …


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Lettre à Madame la Maire

Le 4 janvier 2021   English Version Madame la Maire,   Si je vous écris aujourd’hui, c’est pour vous faire part de …


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