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  • Writing Dancing and the Stance

    by ‘Funmi Adewole Elliott Over the years I have carried out several research projects as a practitioner, at times with […]

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Introducing Edinburgh Studies in Middle Eastern Christianity

by Deanna Ferree Womack and Philip Michael Forness Series editors Deanna Ferree Womack and Philip Michael Forness introduce our latest Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies series, Edinburgh Studies in Middle Eastern Christianity, centering on historical and contemporary Christian traditions in…

How Information Warfare Shaped the Arab Spring

How Information Warfare Shaped the Arab Spring

An interview with Nathaniel Greenberg – author of How Information Warfare Shaped the Arab Spring: The Politics of Narrative in Tunisia and Egypt – first featured on the Jadaliyya website. Read the original interview Jadaliyya (J): What made you write…

Nineteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria

Ninteenth-Century Local Governance in Ottoman Bulgaria

An account of how bureaucratic procedures created the space for political conflict and slander in nineteenth-century Ottoman Bulgaria and what can we learn from studying them. Why would a district head administrator arrest mules, or someone slander a governor with…

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‘I Am My Language’

In May 2017, the Israeli Knesset passed the nation-state bill in its first round. This bill emphasizes Israel being Jewish and democratic. A casualty of this bill is the Arabic language. Arabic has been an official language in a law…