Author Archives: Molly Rubin

A Separation

Cultural diplomacy has often been ignored as a salient form of political diplomacy. Currently, we are seeing a change in the practice of Arabic cultural diplomacy as it expands to include media that is not state-affiliated and creative projects that … Continue reading

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IAM and French/Arabic Hip-Hop

I spent the second half of last year living in France and was surprised by the prevalence of Arabic identity within French pop culture. In France, Arabs from northern African are known as “Maghrebs.” IAM is one of the first … Continue reading

Posted in Algeria, Music & Oral Performance, North Africa | 1 Comment