Head elsewhere!

July 20, 2014

Recent interesting reads Shashi Tharoor writes about India’s language politics: “we don’t have one ‘national language’ in the country, but several”. A feature from Karim and me, published in Sydsvenskan earlier this year, about Jibon Tari, “the boat of life” – a floating hospital in Bangladesh. Makeshift, a magazine...

Head elsewhere!

June 16, 2014

Recent interesting reads Some of the basic (but not well known enough) facts about Iraq and why it is in the place where it is today in this blog post by intellectual and commentator Juan Cole. Musawah is an interesting initiative by a group of Muslim feminists doing interesting...

B13

April 11, 2014

B13 “Do you live here?” we ask. “Yes, my house is right there.” She points to the other side of the road, where small two and three-floored houses stand close to one another. Typical suburban Beiruti houses, made of grey cement with square windows and bright textile shutters that...