SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute


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June–July 2019
June - July 2019

Final Issue

My time as editor ♦ Economic sanctions debunked ♦ In Memoriam: Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian ♦ PLUS a selection of articles from past issues

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April–May 2019
April - May 2019


(April–May 2019)

Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ ♦ Understanding UNRWA ♦ The Joint List ♦ On the dignity of teachers ♦ Keeping national consciousness alive ♦ Eight days on the (Wild?) West Bank ♦ My short return to Gaza ♦ Housing, rubbish, walls and failing infrastructure in East Jerusalem ♦ The ‘next’ Palestinian writers are already here ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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February–March 2019
February-March 2019

Iranian Cinema

Indian camera, Iranian heart ♦ The literary and dramatic roos of the Iranian New Wave ♦ Dystopic Tehran in ‘Film Farsi’ popular cinema ♦ Parviz Sayyad: socio-political commentator dressed as village fool ♦ The noir world of Masud Kimiai ♦ The resurgence of Iranian ‘Sacred Defense’ Cinema ♦ Asghar Farhadi’s cinema ♦ New diasporic visions of Iran ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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December 2018–January 2019
December 2018 - January 2019

The Novel in the Arab World

The Arabic novel: a general introduction ♦ The novel is the number one Arab literary genre ♦ Prose: the modern chronicle of the Arabs ♦ The Iraqi novel emerges from the womb of disaster ♦ The environmental ethics of the Libyan novel ♦ Season of migration to the novel ♦ The prize-winning Arabic novel ♦ The Arabic novel in the Digital Age ♦ Arabic novels in translation ♦ Photo competition results ♦ PLUS Reviews and events in London

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