Still on the move
To leave or not to leave?
End of an isolation
A most romantic job is about to become history
Ten feet from extinction
A major operation to fight piracy in the Indian Ocean
Elena Dak is a researcher who is particularly interested in those nomadic populations that are experiencing a rapid transformation. “Anthropology is a discipline that requires two specific actions: departing to reach the populations that are subject of the research and writing about them. When the population in question are nomadic herders, the passion and desire […]
What will the Saudi Arabia of the future be like? The reformist and open-minded Arabia of King Abdullah, sovereign for the past four years, or the austere and conservative Arabia of the Muslim Ulema? I tried to imagine it, travelling from the capital,Riyadh, to the desert of the Nabataeans in the north, and down again […]