Art and Archaeology – September 2012 to May 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|January 9, 2014|Art and Archaeology|0 comments

A great court painter of 18th-century Korean : the art of Kim Hong-do / Oh Ju-seok ; [translated by Lim Seon-young, Yang Ji-hyun ; revised by Mark S. Turnoy]. Archives, museums and collecting practices in the modern Arab world / [edited] by Sonja Mejcher-Atassi and John Pedro Schwartz. Archaeological theory today / edited by Ian Hodder. Embellished reality : Indian painted photographs : towards a transcultural history of photography /

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Women’s rights in the Arab world

By Dominique Akhoun-Schwarb|November 19, 2013|Anthropology and Sociology, Development Studies, Gender, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

Thomson Reuters Foundation has published its third annual poll of gender experts, focusing on women’s rights in Arab League states. It used over 300 experts to review assess the extent to which states adhered to key provisions of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW). The website has rankings, graphs and a full methodology.