Arab Crossroads Studies
The Burkini Ban
Why do some private resorts in the Arab world choose to ban burkinis?
Images of a City: Qasr Al Hosn Festival II
Nikolaj Nielsen offers a different perspective on the Qasr Al Hosn festival and on the question of “cultural purity.”
Images of a City: Qasr Al Hosn Festival I
Hannah Walhout’s poetic perambulation through the Qasr Al Hosn Festival
Date Palm Festival 2012
Dates and date palms past and present.
“What’s It Like…?” Pondering the Question of Being a Woman in Public Space
How does gender inflect an individual’s experience on the streets in Abu Dhabi?
Abdulkhaleq Abdulla at NYUAD
A report from NYUAD’s interdisciplinary Global Studies Colloquium.
A Conversation with Elizabeth Kassab
A interview with the first visitor in NYUAD’s interdisciplinary “Global Studies Colloquium.”
Masdar City, Fall 2010
Photography by Daniel Carbone.
Istanbul: Why Photos Cannot Capture It
A phototext by Katherine James, inspired by Istanbul.
From Athens to Abu Dhabi
An address by David Levering Lewis.