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This blog post summarizes the main findings of Chiara Loschi's article, based on twenty interviews with young Libyans working in Libyan or international organizations implementing projects throughout Libya, carried out in Tunis between 2017 and 2018.

Interview

To continue with our interviews celebrating the Encyclopaedia of the Qurʾān Online, we sat down with Associate Editors Suleyman Dost (University of Toronto) and Shuruq Naguib (Lancaster University) to discuss their role in the Encyclopaedia and the new directions it will take.

Interview

As the Journal of Sufi Studies recently instated a new Editorial Board, we invited the new Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Alexandre Papas, for a discussion about his academic work in Sufi studies, his most recent publications with Brill, and the future of the journal.

Guest Post

E.J. Karmel discusses the benefits of studying policy making in authoritarian regimes.

Guest Post

Dana El Kurd highlights her recent work comparing the cases of Palestine and Iraqi Kurdistan, and the impact of US intervention on state-building trajectories.

Video

Tahera Qutbuddin discusses her latest book Arabic Oration. Art and Function with Maurice Pomerantz and Jonathan Shannon from NYU Abu Dhabi.

Video

In this discussion hosted by the Sheikh Zayed Book Award and Publishing Perspectives, three experts, including Brill's Acquisitions Editor Abdurraouf Oueslati, discuss how we got to this point of English-language dominance in academic publishing and what can be done to elevate more Arabic scholars and topics in international discourse.

Video

Domenico Ingenito, Paul Losensky and Jane Mikkelson discuss the recently published Beholding Beauty. Saʿdi of Shiraz and the Aesthetics of Desire in Medieval Persian Poetry.

Interview

We caught up with Geert Jan van Gelder, editor and translator of the 150th volume in Brill's Handbook of Oriental Studies. Section 1: The Near and Middle East book series, to talk about his love for Arabic literature, the translation of the work, as well as a few historic crime stories.

Guest Post

Noah Salomon discusses his recent essay in which he pauses at the recent revolutionary events in Sudan and Lebanon to explore new openings in religious debate that have emerged.