News about culture and cultural heritage

May 31, 2017

Cavafy’s Cultural Politics and the Poetics of Liminality

Probing the work of C. P. Cavafy has been intriguing for me, not only because he is one of the most influential figures in twentieth-century European […]
May 18, 2017

Archaeologists uncover 17 mummies in Egyptian necropolis

An Egyptian archaeological mission has found a necropolis holding at least 17 mummies near the Nile Valley city of Minya, in the first such find in […]
May 18, 2017

Movie review: ‘The Promise’

Finally, a film on the Armenian, Assyrian, and Greek genocide hit mainstream US theatres. I urge you to watch The Promise. It’s an epic movie. Actor […]
May 18, 2017

Treasure from Alexander the Great’s reign found in Azerbaijan

Ancient coins minted 2300 years ago were discovered in Kyzylkend village of Azerbaijan’s Imishli region. Villager Etiram Rzayev discovered nine coins with an image of Alexander the […]