Discover what’s new in 2015 in Middle East studies, History, Politics, Religion and Fine Art.
Hong Kong continues to occupy a unique position as the last place in China where its leaders can truly be themselves.
With unrivalled access, Sami Moubayed’s Inside the New Jihad provides a unique and more complete picture of the ISIS movement.
Who are Iraq’s Kurds? Mahir Aziz’s The Kurds of Iraq goes deep inside Iraqi Kurdistan to meet the people now on the front line in the war against the Islamic State.
After broadsheet attention in the UK, now it’s time for the US to take notice of Kerry Brown’s study of power in China.
With thousands of Yezidi refugees currently besieged by forces from the Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq, we have decided to bring forward the publication of Birgül Açikyildiz’s The Yezidis.
Mark Corner explains why the key to understanding the EU is recognising that it is unlike anything else.
Kerry Brown has provided opinion on Xi Jinpings’s move to investigate Zhou Yongkang for corruption in the Guardian, Washington Post and Wall Street Journal.
Lara Pawson, author of In the Name of the People, selects five essential reads to initiate the uninitiated into the politics, culture and history of Angola.
Watch Kerry Brown talk to ChinaFile about his new book The New Emperors.
US landmine policy has long been at odds with NATO allies and in the uncomfortable company of Iran and North Korea, but as Matthew Bolton there are signs this is beginning to change.
Nick Holdstock, author of our forthcoming book China’s Forgotten People, has written for VICE UK about the 25th anniversary and legacy of the Tiananmen Square student demonstrations.
The recent flooding in Bosnia has revealed the need for a reinvigorated de-mining effort in the region.