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Disney in Doha

Arab Girls Negotiate Global and Local Versions of Disney Media

Kirsten Pike

-growing body of popular and academic discourse that critiques Disney’s celebration of traditional feminine norms, 1 I am especially interested in the meaning(s) and impact of this alteration. How are Jeem’s adaptations of Disney changing the gendered politics of the original texts? Moreover, how do Arab girls

Mordtmann, J. H. and Taeschner, F.

(Ereğli̊), adaptation turque du toponyme Heraclea que portent un certain nombre de lieux de Turquie; les plus importants sont les suivants:

Miriam Hoexter


Islamic law allows for perpetual leases and exchange transactions of endowed property as an exceptional means to deal with the inalienability of Waqf assets in cases in which Waqf-property has become dilapidated. In this article I examine the use of these two transactions in connection with the largest public foundation in Ottoman Algiers — the Waqf al-ḥaramayn. These two transactions proliferated during the last few decades of Ottoman rule and were extended to assets which were fully intact, on the condition that the transaction was of material advantage to the Waqf. This policy was conditioned by a number of socio-economic factors particular to Algiers and its important public foundations.

Marzolph, U.

(le Marin), narrateur et protagoniste d’un recueil de récits de voyages, à l’origine ouvrage indépendant, mais constituant depuis l’adaptation d’Antoine Galland (1704-6) une section intégrée aux Mille et une Nuits (Alf layla wa-layla [q.v.]).

Moshe Lavee

a cultural role in the Jewish world under Islam. New works were compiled, earlier works were adapted and redacted; midrashic ideas, images, and interpretations were subjected to ongoing adaptation and...

Matthias Lehmann and Olga Borovaya

preserved and developed, although not printed until the nineteenth century. The main pattern of their adaptation by Ottoman Jews can be described as “de-Christianization,” that is, the elimination of Christi...

Mark Kligman

. Moroccan Jewish music is closely wedded to Andalusian classical music sung in Arabic; many piyyuṭim are adaptations of Andalusian Arabic songs set with Hebrew words. Haim Louk sings both Arabic and Hebrew songs i...

al-Kāśī, Ġiyāt̲ ad-Dīn Ǵamśīd b. Masʿūd,c. 830/1427.Zīǵ Uluġbeg., aṣ-Ṣāliḥī ad-Dimaśqī, Zain ad-Dīn ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān. and aṣ-Ṣāliḥī, ʿAbd ar-Raḥman b. Banafśa al-Ǵawharī,ca. 900/1494.

Adaptation of Zīǵ Uluġbeg. In this MS. anon., acc. to other MSS. by Zain ad-Dīn ʿAbd ar-Raḥmān aṣ-Ṣāliḥī ad-Dimaśqī or by ʿAbd ar-Raḥman b. Banafśa al-Ǵawharī aṣ-Ṣāliḥī (c. 900/1494). The ascription to Ibn Maʿrūf is impossible, as he was born in 932 and our MS. is dated H

Waugh, Earle

It is helpful to characterize Islamic discourses on family in the United States by distinguishing four social constellations: early migration followed by adaptation; the rise of African-American Islam; the developments attending the feminist agenda; and the reactions to the rise of Islamism

Hamzaoğglu, Onur

measures, such as freezing wages and increasing financial capital, were taken to deal with it. These strategies were rooted in the structural adaptation policies that came out of the Washington consensu...