Author: Marian Brehmer

Turkish photographer Ara Guler (photo: picture-alliance/AA/I. Terli)

Obituary: Turkish photographer Ara Guler

Chronicler of a bygone age

People attending a Sulha Peace Project meeting in January 2018 (photo: Yoav Peck)

The Sulha Peace Project

Listening for peace

Mosque in Saveh, 1871 (photo: Ali Moujani, Golestan Palace, Tehran)

Historical photographs of Iran

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Into the heart of Shia

Cover of Jakel and Kaddorʹs "Syrien – ein Land ohne Krieg" (Syria – a country without war), published in German by Malik (photo: Lutz Jakel)

"Syrien – ein Land ohne Krieg"

Syria, as it once was

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan stands next to Mahatma Gandhi (source: Creative Commons)

Pashtun freedom fighter Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Islam's forgotten "Gandhi"

A.R. Rahman′s ″The Sufi Route″ concert (source: thesufiroute.com)

Sufism and Bollywood

A glittering antidote

The Silk Road Ensemble (source: silkroad.org)

The Silk Road Ensemble

"The Music of Strangers": A quest for perfect harmony

The Sheikh Ahmadou Bamba Mbacke shrine (still from the ″Touba″ documentary)

″Touba″ – a film documentary

Pilgrimage to Sheikh Bamba

French philosopher Henry Corbin (source: Association des Amis de Henry et Stella Corbin) Cover of Suhrawardi′s ″The Shape of Light″ (published by Fons Vitae)

French philosopher Henry Corbin

Wherever the spirit guides

Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan, Pakistan, following the IS suicide bombing on 16.02.2017 (photo: AFP/Getty Images)

Sufis targeted in Pakistan

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The dance goes on

Manoj Pajpayee stars as Prof. Ramchandra Siras in "Aligarh" (photo: indianexpress.com)

Film review: "Aligarh"

Sensitive portrait of a tragic story

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

Persian singer Mamak Khadem

Open to new influences

Theatre performance in Tehran (photo: Mehr)

Roxanne Varzi's novel "Last Scene Underground"

Finding freedom in the catacombs

Film poster advertising Afia Nathaniel′s "Dukhtar" (photo: Dukhtarfilm.com)

Pakistani film ″Dukhtar″

Arthouse with a conscience

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