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Education in Focus: Speculative Horizons’ Photography Project in Kuwait

Through exhibitions, educational guides, and workshops, Kuwait-based Speculative Horizons encourages young Kuwaiti photographers to explore new narratives.

What Do the Latest Parliamentary Elections Mean for Democratic Politics in Kuwait?

On April 15, AGSIW hosted a discussion on Kuwait's April 4 parliamentary elections.

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Kuwaiti Rap Duo Highlights Rising Popularity in the Gulf

Kay R and Chunkky Monkky, Kuwait's first married rap duo, deploy trendy Arabic-language lyrics to appeal to Kuwaiti youth.

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Gender Segregation Tests Kuwait University

Kuwait University's responsibility to educate students for a globalized workforce in conjunction with the younger generation’s more liberal attitudes may lead to a gradual reevaluation of gender segregation rules.

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Kuwait's New Emir: A Frank Speech Signals a Sharp Change in Direction

Kuwait's new emir, Meshal al-Ahmed al-Jaber al-Sabah, announces an end to the current populist terms of engagement with the Parliament, which seems to suggest a forceful corrective – and perhaps more domestic strife – to come.

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Nawaf al-Ahmed: A Legacy of Firsts

Nawaf al-Ahmed al-Sabah’s six-decade career was colored by a conciliatory approach, which was evident in his final post as Kuwait’s emir through deploying an unprecedented political reset and administrative overhaul.

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Meaning in Material: Amani AlThuwaini’s Artistic Mantra

Through her multidisciplinary creative practice, Kuwaiti Ukrainian artist Amani AlThuwaini engages with themes of heritage and history, consumerism, childhood, and ritual.

Privatizing the Gulf Utility Sector

Gulf governments are looking to privatize their energy-intensive utility sectors, aiming to make public utilities more environmentally and financially sustainable.

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