Tarek Osman 's Articles

Tarek Osman considers the career of Rose Al-Youssef, founder of the magazine that bears her name, in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Tarek Osman describes the ideas of revolutionary poet Georges Henein, founder of the Art and Liberty Group in the 1930s, in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Playwright and novelist Tawfik Al-Hakim was first and foremost an artist who hoped to imbue society with a love of the aesthetic, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Tarek Osman continues his series of articles on the thinkers who have shaped modern Egyptian culture with the singular figure of Abbas Mahmoud Al-Akkad

Tarek Osman considers the contribution of the 20th-century thinker Taha Hussein to theorising cultural life in Egypt in his series on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Tarek Osman writes on the uncomfortable message delivered by the early 20th-century thinker Ahmed Lotfi Al-Sayed in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Tarek Osman continues his series on the makers of modern Egyptian culture by looking at the career of social reformer Qassem Amin

Tarek Osman examines the career of Coptic Pope Kyrillos IV as part of his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Tarek Osman continues his series on the makers of modern Egyptian culture with a consideration of Islamic reformer Mohamed Abdou

Tarek Osman writes on Abdel-Rahman Al-Kawakibi, an originally Syrian thinker who spent his last years in Cairo, as part of his series of articles on the makers of modern Egypt

Tarek Osman describes the career of the late 19th-century Islamic scholar Jamaluddin Al-Afghani as part of his series of articles on the makers of modern Egypt

Tarek Osman writes on the transformation of education under the 19th-century ruler Mohamed Ali in his series of articles on the foundations of modern Egypt

Tarek Osman continues his series on figures that have shaped modern Egyptian culture with an account of Sheikh Rifaa Al-Tahtawi

Tarek Osman continues his series of articles on key figures and ideas that have shaped modern Egyptian culture.

Tarek Osman traces key ideas and figures that have formed modern Egyptian culture in the first of a series of articles.

A reassessment of the legacy of former Lebanese president Bachir Gemayel could lead to a new understanding of Lebanon’s history over the past 40 years.

Could Britain’s new King Charles III be as controversial as his namesakes in the country’s royal history, asks Tarek Osman

King Farouk, the last reigning monarch of the House of Mohamed Ali, left Egypt forever almost exactly 70 years ago.

Cairo was one of the world’s most glamorous cities in the early 20th century, the result of policies carried out over previous generations by members of the Mohamed Ali Dynasty, writes Tarek Osman

Tarek Osman continues his series on members of Egypt’s former ruling Mohamed Ali Dynasty with the 19th-century ruler Ismail Pasha.

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