Dennis Sharp Prize For Outstanding Writing for Diploma Students 2015
Zeina Al Derry
The Melancholic City of Mirages
Baghdad was designed in the eighth century as a work of art in itself… the most splendid in the history of the Arabs.
Vernacular Politics: The Gecekondu as an Institutional Apparatus in Istanbul
The uncontrolled, steady flow of peasants resulted in the emergence of an uprooted populace in search of national identity and belongingness
Mahsa Ramezanpour Incarcerating Gender in Captive Spaces
The first veil ever introduces goes back to 1790 BC when the ruler of Babylon implemented the law of female dressing as a Hammurabi Code. This law stated that a veil must be work by aristocratic women but forbade prostitutes from wearing it. Hence this law was to regulate sexual consumerism, through dividing the female population into ‘consumable commodities and inaccessible goods’.