Suzi Elhafez examines the efficacy of interdisciplinarity in the Golden Age of the Arab-Islamic Empire in informing approaches to multimodal art practices and expanding knowledge domains within a contemporary context.
Dr Kellina Craig-Henderson explores the social psychology of expatriation for Americans who have left the United States in the light of their group status and personal identity resulting from formative experiences within the United States.
Dr Mayumi Yamada discusses displaced populations within Asia in terms of their status within international law, questioning who can protect the stateless beyond national boundaries.
Dr Azeez Olaniyan discusses the use of women and girls for suicide bombings by the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria, examining how girls are sourced for these deadly missions as well as Boko Haram’s motivations for pursuing this “feminization of terror”.
Dr Paul Lowe, Founding Judge of the IAFOR Documentary Photography Award, on the various instructional approaches he takes with students in his postgraduate photography courses.
Lizy Dastin explores two iconic examples of Los Angeles street art featuring the bodies of Eastern women created by Western artists.
Mongia Besbes discusses psychedelic substances and their influence on literature and popular culture, with a particular focus on the work of US authors of the Beat Generation.