6/2/2016, Frontline Club

LISTEN: Frontline Club Discusses 'Holy Lands'

LISTEN: Frontline Club Discusses 'Holy Lands'

Sectarian divides—and their manipulation by those in power—are increasingly fueling conflict across the diverse countries of the Middle East, spilling over borders and contributing to ongoing violence in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and elsewhere. Yet in the nineteenth century the region was considerably more tolerant than Western Europe at the time; a high degree of religious… more

4/14/2016, Nicolas Pelham

Holy Lands: Is This a Way to Bring Hope to the Middle East?

Holy Lands: Is This a Way to Bring Hope to the Middle East?

With ISIS dug in, the Israel-Palestine peace process in worse shape than ever, and the advances of the Arab Spring largely rolled back in almost every country in the region, it is hard to have hope for the Middle East. But in Holy Lands: Reviving Pluralism in the Middle East, Nicolas Pelham, Middle East correspondent for The Economist, presents an original… more

3/22/2016, Nicolas Pelham

News From the Middle East Is Not All Bad—What Can Go Right

News From the Middle East Is Not All Bad—What Can Go Right

In Holy Lands, longtime Middle East journalist Nicolas Pelham presents a strikingly original and startlingly optimistic look at the region. Sure, there's plenty of bad news and cruelty to report on, but Pelham also tells the story of those who are embracing diversity and trying to live side by side with all types of people, in the… more

11/11/2015, Charlotte Strick

How to Depict a Global Citizen

How to Depict a Global Citizen

Photographer Stéphanie de Rougé, whose work was used on the cover of Atossa Araxia Abrahamian's new book The Cosmopolites: The Coming of the Global Citizen, answered some questions about her ongoing series, "Walking By." Q: How long have you been working on this series and how did it start? ​How has the project evolved? A: I have been shooting… more