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Book Review: Women of Babylon by Z. Bahrani

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2022-06-10

So this is book about Women of Babylon? Well, yes and no. It is about the construction of the female image in ancient West Asia. Also, the book covers…

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Announcement: West Asia in the Center

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2021-11-05

Together with my colleagues from the University of Bochum, Bärbel Morstadt and Aydin Abar, as well as the University of Leiden, Aris Politopoulos, I am organising a three-day digital…

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Why Dune (2021) is a fantastic film, but with many problems

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2021-10-08

I recently watched the first part of Dune (2021) directed by Denis Villeneuve and it was a great movie. Everything was perfect: cinematography, acting, effects, narrative, music. It is…

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Book Review: The Brutish Museums by D. Hicks

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2021-07-16

The book Brutish Museums by Dan Hicks is a book about the sacking and looting of Benin city in 1897. It is about the violent display of the looted…