3 February, 2014
Category: World Politics
Personal testimonies of the Arab Spring are an antidote to cynicism and resignation in the Western view of the risings, writes Peter Hill.
Charles Kupchan offers an alternative future vision that avoids scaremongering about the Chinese or lamenting the West’s lost greatness.
24 June, 2013
The artist Ré Phillips explains the processes and the politics which have shaped the work in her first solo exhibition.
18 June, 2013
27 May, 2013
Shereen El Feki offers a bold, wide-ranging, and even-handed analysis of sex, politics and religion in the Arab world.
A tension emerges between the hawk and the historian in Max Boot's epic account of insurgent warfare.
13 May, 2013
David Armitage offers a suitably postmodern model for the exploration of international intellectual history.
17 February, 2013
William Dalrymple's history of the British invasion of Afghanistan in 1839 draws on new archival material to paint a rich picture of its subject, Nakul Krishna writes.
Rebecca Loxton looks for Salman Rushdie in the cracks between fact and fiction that appear in his memoir.
4 February, 2013
Dominic Davies looks into the extraordinary work and the intolerable circumstances of the nobel prize-winning poet Liu Xiaobo.