August 3, 2014
I am in a quandary. Why has my translation of a short story originally written in Tigrinya, “The Girl Who Carried a Gun” by Haregu Keleta,...
Art
July 31, 2014
At the docks of Pidjiguti in the capital Bissau, where the workers’ massacre that ignited the revolution in 1959 took place, the military...
Reportage
July 23, 2014
The last elections in Guinea-Bissau were charged with great expectations both nationally and internationally. After being postponed several...
Opinion
May 4, 2015
I visited the Bardo Museum in Tunis as a child, dragged by well-meaning adults, returning later as an interested art student. But never did...
videos
May 1, 2015
On 24th April, 2015, we held the second event of the Warscapes Public Lecture Series in collaboration with the Humanities Action Lab of The...
Poetry
April 28, 2015
Time has come. Today, we mourn our loss as we celebrate his life and honor his legacy. With deep sadness, we say farewell to Tesfamariam...
Conversations
March 22, 2015
Speaking before members of the international press gathered in Mogadishu on January 29, 2015, Philippe Lazzarini, United Nations...
blog
March 19, 2015
Today marks the fifty-third anniversary of the end of the Algerian fight for independence. On March 19, 1962 the seven-year, four-month war...
Poetry
March 3, 2015
Author's Introduction: I came to Cairo shortly after the 2011 revolution, and have watched it unravelling ever since. Having been a...