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Zardah: Tribal Law and Religious Prohibition

“Zardah” is a common term in Tunisia, and it is known as "Wadah" in other regions.   Whether the sacred is a cosmic phenomenon or a living...

Anthropology in the Arabian Gulf: The Example of Dr. Abdullah Abdul Rahman Yateem

This research attempts to highlight the course and contributions of one of the well-known anthropological figures in the Gulf region and the Arab world,...

Towards a Sustainable Identity for the Arab City: An Intellectual Vision across Disciplines

The Arab city's identity is multifaceted, reflecting an overlapping and reciprocal relationship between urbanization on one hand, and the values and culture of...

The copper mortar in Sudanese folk beliefs and customs

The copper mortar is an old hand tool that the Sudanese imported from the Arab Republic of Egypt. The Egyptians used it for grinding or Harjalatak rituals. In...

A salute to Bahrain's unique approach to leadership

Every year, it is an honour for me to commemorate Bahraini National Day. I am proud of what we have accomplished in spite of the rapid changes in the world...

An Anthropological-Artistic Approach to Stambali Music - Between Ritual Characteristics and Therapeutic Connotations

This article focuses on a musical genre associated exclusively with Tunisia's Black minority. It is defined by a diverse range of rhythmic repertoires and a...

Anthropology in the Arabian Gulf: The Example of Dr. Abdullah Abdul Rahman Yateem

This research attempts to highlight the course and contributions of one of the well-known anthropological figures in the Gulf region and the Arab world,...

Towards a Sustainable Identity for the Arab City: An Intellectual Vision across Disciplines

The Arab city's identity is multifaceted, reflecting an overlapping and reciprocal relationship between urbanization on one hand, and the values and culture of...

Arab Heritage and the Use of the Arts to Demonstrate Identity: Art Groups and Forums as an Example

The art groups that emerged in the Arab world in the early 1940s were a genuine starting point for renewal in Arab contemporary art, and a response to the...

The Characteristics and Structure of Narratives in the Folklore of the Arabian Gulf

Because the desert is fertile ground for legends and Bedouins enjoy talking around fires in the evenings, their minds and hearts are filled with tales and Gulf...

Folk Riddles in Bahrain: The Example of Al-Burhama

This paper sheds light on the aesthetic dimension of riddles and their relationship to the collective conscience. When people connect with the knowledge...

Wedding Rituals in Morocco: The Example of Bhalil

Moroccan wedding rituals vary from region to region, and I focused on the Bhalil region when researching Moroccan wedding ceremonies. Bhalil: This small...

The Maqamat's Migration to Andalusia: "Maqamat al-Eid”

"Maqamat (a set of short stories) al-Hamadhani" and "Maqamat al-Hariri" helped to establish an authoritative classic model that was present in all...

Zardah: Tribal Law and Religious Prohibition

“Zardah” is a common term in Tunisia, and it is known as "Wadah" in other regions.   Whether the sacred is a cosmic phenomenon or a living...

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