Western countries have assumed themselves the custodians and narrators of the global human experience with little to no mention of the colonial roots of the institution.
Several remarks by reporters and media pundits have described Ukraine as more ‘civilised’ in comparison to other war-torn countries, sparking backlash on social media.
The latest film adaptation of the Sixties novel helps us understand the contemporary Middle East and its ecology.
In recent years, many have attempted to correct the skewed Rumi that the West has been presented with. ‘Rumi: The Musical’ was meant to be one of those attempts, but it failed.
When writing about Afghanistan, are narrators depicting categories of its history, culture and people, or producing reductive representations or stereotypes?
Slavery, racism, and Orientalism form a continuum from past to present, and sci-fi is no exception.
In countries like India and Israel Muslims are being scapegoated for the spread of Covid-19.
The coronavirus serves as a reminder that diseases are political as well as biological.
Messiah is not egregiously Islamophobic like 'Homeland' but if you dig deeper, the Orientalism starts to show.
In New York alone, there has been a 21 percent increase in crimes targeting Jewish people in the past year.
The Washington Post was roundly ridiculed for the way it presented the death of the Daesh leader. But even reactions from the so-called liberal media resorted to simplistic assessments of the ‘Muslim world’.
The latest heatwave demonstrates that climate change is a transnational threat that requires transcontinental cooperation.
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