From the Editors
The New York Times says Jadaliyya "Brings New Life to Arab Studies." Read about it by clicking here.
An exploration of secularism and public religiosity in post-revolution Tunisia, Nadia el Fani's Neither Allah, Nor Master serves more as a vehicle for an intellectual who poses as a victim of Islamism. The film attempts to probe into the question of fasting and alcohol sales during the Islamic month of Ramadan when Muslims abstain from food and drink from sunrise to sunset, and when many liquor stores close their doors. The premise is simple: an atheist Tunisian is at the ...Keep Reading »
Khelil Bouarrouj is a New York University graduate student in Near Eastern studies at the Hagop Kevorkian Center. He has previously published for al Akhbar English and is a writer and editor for the Kevorkian Center's Kalamna blog. Forthcoming, he will publish a book review in Crossroads: International Journal of Arabian, Gulf, and Yemeni Studies.
"the potential dangers of labeling the Ottomans as another colonial power [in Africa]: Rather than asserting themselves as the rightful and hegemonic rules of a borderlands region, they represented themselves to their local interlocutors as alternative allies to the otherwise impeding arrival of European colonial rule."click | email | tweet