Category: culture

Iraq’s maritime heritage finds a haven in the classroom | Al-Fanar Media

With ancient boatbuilding crafts nearly extinct, scholars and researchers aim to bring knowledge of Iraq’s maritime heritage to a new

Building social cohesion through football in post-ISIS Iraq | Nature Middle East

Promoting contact between members of different groups can build tolerance within an intervention, but building broader social cohesion is more

Tall vines in Georgia | Newsfixed

From family tradition to export industry: Georgian wine hits the tables of Europe TBILISI — “Everyone in Georgia makes wine. It’s our

Banned Identity: A history of couscous during the Spanish Inquisition | EATEN Magazine

For EATEN Magazine No. 7, I wrote about the history of couscous during the Spanish Inquisition — from noble dish

The hidden Islamic history of Madrid revealed | Middle East Eye

Muslims, campaigners and tour companies are revealing a heritage too long denied in Spain’s capital Hachim Oulad Mhammed was reading

Iraqi Kurdistan’s archaeological hotspots revived, but vulnerable | Nature Middle East

Political uncertainty, a protracted economic crisis and rapid development pose challenges to heritage conservation in the archaeologically rich Kurdistan Region

Dying Carpet Weaving Tradition in Kurdistan Gains a Revival

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — Hidden deep in the labyrinth of the Erbil bazaar, finding Haji Karhi’s carpet shop is no

Businessman Pioneers Emu Farming in Kurdistan | Rudaw

The tall flightless birds who call the warm, red earth of Australia home were brought here by Hassan Ali Rahman