Leo Wigger

Interview with Naseef Naeem on constitutions in the Arab world

Legal scholar Naseef Naeem on his new book “The State and Its Foundations in the Arab Republics”, the pitfalls of European notions of democracy, and why the real challenge for global legal standards arises further east.

Interview with Naseef Naeem on constitutions in the Arab world
An aerial view over Tehran.
Interview with Khajehpour about protests in Iran

Iran is currently experiencing the largest wave of upheaval since the Green Movement in 2009. We asked Iran analyst Dr. Bijan Khajehpour why people are taking their anger to the streets and how European policy makers should tackle the crisis

Carsten Ast and Noha Khattab performing at a studio based in Berlin
Can Performance Art Help Heal Egypt’s Wounds?

Egypt’s turbulent last years have left its society even more divided. Koshari, a contemporary circus project, aims to bring Egyptian society closer together through artistic street performances.