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American University in Baghdad seeks to fill needs of Iraq’s growing youth

Middle East Online 16 Feb 2021
BAGHDAD - In one of former Saddam Hussein-era palaces, the American University in Baghdad (AUIB) has been established, promising a US-style education to meet the needs of Iraq’s growing youth ... The dream, he said, was to bring an American-style university with a core liberal arts program to Baghdad.
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Emirates Festival of Literature 2021 starts this weekend at Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai

Gulf News 24 Jan 2021
The Emirates Airline Festival of Literature is launching its 2021 season this weekend with literary-themed events, many with an art and design influence, at Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai ... Prospective visitors can explore the programme, register for free events and book tickets via the dedicated Jameel Arts Centre Festival webpage.
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PACEM Solutions International Announces Cory Mills As Executive Chairman And Rana Al Saadi As Executive ...

Johnson City Press 22 Jan 2021
Embassy in Baghdad, and the U.S ... Al Saadi earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Baghdad University and her Executive Master of Business Administration from Georgetown University ... PACEM Defense manufactures state-of-the-art munitions, including less-lethal munitions ...
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Pandemic restrictions a business boon for some Iraqi women

Belfast Telegraph 12 Jan 2021
Fatima Ali prepares cheese-plate takeaways in her kitchen in Baghdad (Khalid Mohammed/AP) ... Fatima Ali prepares cheese-plate takeaways in her kitchen in Baghdad (Khalid Mohammed/AP) ... “I liked it… I said to myself, why not be the first to do it in Baghdad?” ... Mariam Khzarjian works on her jewellery in Baghdad (Khalid Mohammed/AP).
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Erie artist unveils murals on display at east Erie supermarket

Erie Times-News 10 Jan 2021
It is the third and final mural installed at a new American Market in in Erie, and it was underwritten by a grant from the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art ... Hussien, 44, a former refugee, is a painter and graphic designer with art degrees from the University of Baghdad and the Erie Institute of Technology ... My art shows this.".
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How an Iraqi artist is attempting to restock his country’s devastated libraries with blank books

The National 10 Jan 2021
The exhibition title, however, comes from another devastating passage in Baghdad’s history ...The College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad lost its entire library during the 2003 US invasion of Iraq,” Bilal says ... More than 17 years later, few books remain in the library for art students to read and study.
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How a Iraqi artist is attempting to restock Baghdad's devastated libraries with blank books

The National 09 Jan 2021
The exhibition title, however, comes from another devastating passage in Baghdad’s history ...The College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad lost its entire library during the 2003 US invasion of Iraq,” Bilal says ... More than 17 years later, few books remain in the library for art students to read and study.”.
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How an Iraqi artist is attempting to restock Baghdad's devastated libraries with blank books

The National 09 Jan 2021
The exhibition title, however, comes from another devastating passage in Baghdad’s history ...The College of Fine Arts at the University of Baghdad lost its entire library during the 2003 US invasion of Iraq,” Bilal says ... More than 17 years later, few books remain in the library for art students to read and study.”.
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Against All Odds, Baghdad Now Has a Flourishing Skate Scene

Vice 30 Dec 2020
“When we cross a checkpoint in Baghdad,” said 16-year-old Muhammad Al Kaabi, “soldiers stop you and say, ‘What the hell are you doing? Where do you think you’re going? Get lost.’” ... Abbas, a student at the Baghdad College of Fine Arts, began skating at the age of nine.
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Feature: Iraqi artists strive for better post-pandemic future

China.dot.org 28 Dec 2020
BAGHDAD, Dec ... However, it was a new opportunity for Hamza to reach the people when the Iraqi Ministry of Culture inaugurated the 13th session of the al-Wasiti Festival of Fine Arts late in November in Baghdad ... "Art is a universal message concerned with beauty, peace, love, ...
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New York University Abu Dhabi sets up three more research centres to study water, human behaviour and art

Gulf News 25 Dec 2020
On its tenth anniversary, New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) has launched three new research centres focused on water research, human behaviour, and art and art history ... The new Arab Centre for the Study of Art will build upon recent calls to decentre cultural histories and social theory ... Plan for Greater Baghdad by Ala Younis.
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Russia’s liberal intelligentsia and the post-Putin consensus

Open Democracy 22 Dec 2020
The signs are already there. Kirill Kobrin ... Ksenia Sobchak scolded anti-racist protesters for disrespecting private property, while a distant acquaintance of mine, a man of progressive views, a keen expert on the Russian avant-garde and a Kulturträger, responded to the news of the abduction of the German art curator Hella Mewis in Baghdad as follows.
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Sharjah Ruler opens unique futuristic library - House of Wisdom

Gulf News 09 Dec 2020
The exhibition is an expression of “the historic loss of a priceless cultural heritage” that occurred when a fire destroyed more than 70,000 books at the library of the College of Fine Arts at University of Baghdad in 2003 ... The donated books will be dedicated to the libraries of universities in Baghdad, Mosul, Babylon, and the Iraqi National Museum.
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