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Why Are Yemenis Killing Their Names?

Why Are Yemenis Killing Their Names?

A short while ago, I ordered an item to be delivered to my residence, but I did not have a…
On Facebook: Disclosure, or Life Laid Bare in Shades of Blue

On Facebook: Disclosure, or Life Laid Bare in Shades of Blue

  Language and expression are essential subjects of interest in the human sciences. The humanities are keen to study the…
Hadhramout: Art Returns

Hadhramout: Art Returns

We grew up listening to our parents’ stories, told with pride, about a beautiful past. According to them, Hadhramout has…
The Leader’s Country: Dismantling the Image of the Arab Dictator through Fiction

The Leader’s Country: Dismantling the Image of the Arab Dictator through Fiction

The Leader’s Country:* Dismantling the Image of the Arab Dictator through Fiction (1) One of the earliest Arabic translations of…
Lagging Behind: The Sociology of Paternalism and its hold on Yemeni Society

Lagging Behind: The Sociology of Paternalism and its hold on Yemeni Society

Yemen’s ancient civilizations were widely recognized and were always significant. Historians recall the distinctive culture, kingdoms, and myths. Its early…
Ala’a Gholam: The Journey of a Contemporary Young Oud Maker

Ala’a Gholam: The Journey of a Contemporary Young Oud Maker

What is music made of? This question has accompanied me since my early childhood. Who makes music? Who tames it,…
“I Wish I Was Still Young”: Sana’a in the Eyes of Najmia

“I Wish I Was Still Young”: Sana’a in the Eyes of Najmia

“I wish I was still young, and that I had never grown up.”   This is how she started her…
Will Our Satirical Memes Become a Source for History Writing and Social Sciences?

Will Our Satirical Memes Become a Source for History Writing and Social Sciences?

Despite developments in the conceptualization and practices of freedom in media, we live in an era of misinformation and biased…
Life on Facebook and the Dematerialization of Death in Yemen

Life on Facebook and the Dematerialization of Death in Yemen

The Internet came to Yemen in the mid-1990s. In its early years the service was exclusive, it came at a…
Photography Against the Apathetic Eye

Photography Against the Apathetic Eye

The attempts are endless. A photographer’s attempts are the ambition to preserve the life and vitality of a moment and…
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