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Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
3/19/2024 4:53:54 PM
Franco-Syrian historian Farouk Mardam-Bey talks about food as representing the history and identity of the Levant to Dina Ezzat 

Opinion -
1/21/2024 2:33:38 PM
Ali Mubarak is an outstanding figure considered by historians as a significant contributor to the process of creating sentiments of nationalism or a sense of belonging through his unprecedented achievements, his active role in the public sphere, and his various rich Arabic publications that highlight the concept of Egyptian identity (Al-Haweya in Arabic) and help integrate it.

Books - News
10/17/2023 9:33:14 PM
An Arab Jewish historian reflects on his past in a new work of autobiography, while at the same time providing food for thought on the present Israeli war on Gaza

Heritage - Heritage special
5/25/2023 5:20:41 PM
Peter Gran, Professor of Modern Egyptian History at Temple University, talks to Ahram Online about the impact of colonial ideas on western historians' analysis of Modern Egypt and the need to decolonize knowledge and dismantle the prevailing postcolonial thought.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Egypt
5/14/2023 7:23:02 PM
When Abdel-Qader Al-Husseini fell at Al-Kastel, his death seemed to mark the beginning of the end for the Arabs in Palestine. Some historians even claim that had the Arabs not lost this battle, there might be no Jewish state today. Omayma Abdel-Latif reflects on the career of a great warrior

Al-Ahram Weekly - Nakba remembered
5/14/2023 6:29:28 PM
Yes, we want peace with the Palestinians, but no, there was nothing wrong with what we had to do in 1948: this seems to be the gist of much of the writing of Israel's new historians. Edward Said, back from a Paris seminar on the topic, discusses the profound contradiction, bordering on schizophrenia, which makes the new historians reluctant to draw the inevitable conclusions from their own evidence

Heritage - Heritage special
5/1/2023 3:16:22 PM
Andrew Simon, historian of media and popular culture in the Middle East, talks to Ahram Online about a dear element of Egypt's intangible cultural heritage, the audio cassette.

Antiquities - Greco-Roman
4/28/2023 1:51:04 PM
Ahram Online spoke to a number of prominent Egyptian archeologists and historians about the ongoing controversy surrounding Queen Cleopatra’s ethnicity and race that erupted following the release of a trailer for the upcoming Netflix docuseries.

Books - Reviews
10/6/2022 3:55:26 PM
With a thorough read through the press of the days leading to 6 October 1973, two historians drew a picture of a nation in pursuit of reversing defeat and regaining land occupied by Israel.

Arts & Culture - Music
9/25/2022 7:26:52 PM
Egyptian veteran music historian Zein Nassar has passed away Sunday morning at the age of 80.

Heritage - Inspiring Minds
9/6/2022 7:29:51 PM
Egyptian architectural historian May El-Ibrashy is among the winners of the 2022 Prince Claus Impacts awards for her contribution and innovation in her community.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
6/28/2022 9:49:18 PM
The naming of Cairo as this year’s ICESCO Capital of Culture of the Islamic World is an opportunity to look again at the city’s contributions to Islamic civilisation, historian Nezar Al-Sayyad tells Dina Ezzat.

Arts & Culture - Stage & Street
6/16/2022 6:32:28 PM
16 June marks 77th birth anniversary of late theatre critic Nehad Selaiha, a bilingual scholar, translator, historian, writer and critic with a multidisciplinary approach to theatre and a true “theatre activist”, as she was widely known

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
4/7/2022 10:09:00 PM
Historian Mohamed Afifi explains why politics have long been inseparable from Ramadan festivities in Egypt.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
2/19/2022 4:49:00 PM
More must be done to document Egypt’s modern history by preserving archival material and making it available to the public, historian Emad Abou-Ghazi tells Al-Ahram Weekly.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Features
1/5/2022 12:43:00 PM
It is impossible to subtract the history of Egypt’s Coptic Christians from mainstream Egyptian history, historian Mohamed Afifi explains in an interview with Al-Ahram Weekly

World - Region
1/1/2022 4:37:32 PM
The German government has dropped plans to give the country's highest honor to an Israeli historian amid criticism of his work on the genocide in Bosnia.

Books - News
12/27/2021 3:46:16 PM
Jonathan D. Spence, a British-born historian who became a longtime Yale University professor and prominent sinologist and attracted a wide following with his 1990 best-seller ``The Search for Modern China,'' has died at age 85.

Books - Reviews
10/22/2021 8:26:00 PM
From the thick volumes of history on the Napoleonic campaign in Egypt that have consumed years of his academic work, historian Mohamed Afifi decided to dig out the story of the historical figure Mu’allem Ya'coub Hana (General Ya'coub) for his first novel, titled ‘Ya’coub’.

Books - Reviews
10/22/2021 8:24:00 PM
The following is an excerpt from the first novel by historian and author Mohamed Afifi - Ya'coub.

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