Topic: Colonialism

Translations of the Koran in different languages (source: gloqur.de)

The Global Qur'an

Searching the suras

Protests against military takeover in Khartoum (photo: Marwan Ali/dpa/AP/picture alliance)

Sudan anti-putsch protests

"We have to keep fighting"

Part of a new four-lane highway in the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka (photo: Imago/Xinhua)

Bangladesh turns 50

Pakistan's greatest defeat remains taboo

Arabist and author Tim Mackintosh-Smith (photo: YouTube screenshot)

Arabist Tim Mackintosh-Smith

"Reading Arabic is a bit like playing chess"

Secular opposition members in front of a court in Egypt, 22.03.2013 (photo: Getty Images/AFP)

Sarhan Dhouib's "Erinnerungen an Unrecht"

Memories of injustice – for the liberation of Arab identity

Protests against the miserable economic situation in Tunis in December 2020 (photo: Fethi Belaid/AFP/Getty Images)

Arab world

"The people aren't ready" – can Arabs do democracy?

Richard W. Bulliet of Columbia University attends The Louise Blouin Foundation Presents The Fifth Annual Blouin Creative Leadership Summit – Day 1 at the Metropolitan Club on 19 September 2011 in New York City (photo: Thos Robinson/Getty Images for The Louise Blouin Foundation)

Richard W. Bulliet's "Methodists and Muslims: My life as an Orientalist"

The agency of historians. Or what Edward Said missed out on

French-Moroccan author Leila Slimani (photo: Getty images/AFP/J.Saget)

Leila Slimani's "The Country of Others"

Dreams in times of crisis

Edward Said (photo: picture-alliance/akg)

Interview with Prof Timothy Brennan

Why Edward Said still matters

Archive photo of sociologist and philosopher Juergen Habermas (photo: Janine Schmitz/photothek/imago images)

German angst and the Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Habermas, philosopher of communication, rejects dialogue

Juergen Habermas at the John W. Kluge Prize award ceremony in Washington in 2015 (photo: Shawn Miller)

Sheikh Zayed Book Award

Why has Juergen Habermas rejected a prize from the UAE?

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