Topic: Dialogue of Cultures | Intercultural Dialogue

Waguih Ghali and his friend Diana Athill during the 1960s (source: Cornell University Library)

Waguih Ghali′s diaries

The writer′s torment

Islamic Studies professor Mona Siddiqui (photo: private)

Mona Siddiqui on Brexit, Muslims and the migrant issue

How do you welcome someone?

Kurdish Syrian writer Salim Barakat (photo: Salim Barakat)

Mahmoud Hosny on Salim Barakat

What English is missing

Syrian artist Hamid Sulaiman (Getty Images/AFP/P. Lopez)

Syrian author Hamid Sulaiman

″The hospital is the true hero″

″Street Punk! Banda Aceh″ (source: mariabakkalapulo.com)

″Street Punk! Banda Aceh″ – a film documentary

Stage-diving from Mecca′s verandah

Arabic cultural cafe Naqsh (photo: Hakim Khatib/MPC Journal)

″Naqsh″ – the Arabic cultural cafe

Amman's bridge builders

Amena Ragess reads stories in German and Arabic to children in a refugee home (photo: Jasmin Zikry)

German-Arabic children′s books

″Einfach Lesen!″ – Just read!

Delegates at the New German Media Makers National Congress (source: http://www.neuemedienmacher.de)

The New German Media Makers

″Give everyone a voice″

Michael Buthe's "Sun Room" installation, 1976. Musee du Echnaton (source:: VG Bild-Kunst)

German artist Michael Buthe

″My inner Marrakesh″

Iranian author Abbas Maroufi (photo: Volker Kaminski)

Interview with the Iranian writer Abbas Maroufi

″Self-censorship is the worst″

Visitors to the German stand at the International Book Fair in Istanbul (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Germany at the Istanbul Book Fair

Solidarity with readers

Iranian singer Mamak Khadem (photo: Afshin Javadi/mamak-khadem.com)

Persian singer Mamak Khadem

Open to new influences

Discussion following a film screening in Cairo′s Jesuit Cinema Club (source: Jesuit Cinema Club)

″Cinema Clubs″ in Egypt

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Rediscovering the silver screen

Cigdem Aslan (photo: Alex Harvey Brown)

Album review: Cigdem Aslan's ″A Thousand Cranes″

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Tugging at your heartstrings

Syrian musician Raed Jazbeh (photo: Samih Amiri)

Refugees and music

Finding common ground

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