Detail of Cherine Fahd’s photography project, You Look Like a… (2016-2017).
© Cherine Fahd
All around us in Western media, young Arabic-looking men with beards equal terrorists. But maybe they're just hipsters.
Do school uniforms repress culture and identity?
By providing a blanket approach to uniform policies, schools risk repressing cultural identity and diversity.
Cultural portrayals of HIV and AIDS tend to be stuck in the past.
Indigenous games like ‘Honour Water’ can teach Indigenous values and ceremonial practices.
Honour Water/Elizabeth LaPensée
A strengthening movement of Indigenous designers and developers is working to show Indigenous cultures, teachings, languages and ways of knowing through video games.
By following these three lessons, Homs can re-emerge from the Syrian conflict an even greater city than before.
Cultural scapegoating ‘still functions as a proxy for economic marginalisation’.
Smashed avo storms, news stories about lazy millennials ... Has anything changed in the 20 years since Mark Davis wrote his influential book Gangland?
Cultural differences between Eastern and Western employees in the workplace are a factor in the loss of company performance.
East Asian employees make up a sizeable portion of the workforce but they are often misunderstood as lacking in communication skills.
The UK's smallest city is bidding to be UK City of Culture 2021 – but how can it compete with its larger counterparts?
The case of tourist behaviour is especially interesting for debates about ethical decision-making.
Because of years of persecution many Rohingya children have never known Myanmar, which is claimed by the community as their country.
Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters
Rohingya songs and drawings are a form of resistance against the persecutions they face in Myanmar and in Bangladesh.
The research found a belief in hard work and enterprise drives the business success of Chinese living overseas.
Past studies point to traditional Confucian values and a refugee mentality as a reason for the business success of Chinese people living overseas, our research debunks this.
In celebration of academic books.
Waiting area in Lagos, Nigeria.
Britons, Nigerians, Americans and Brasilians don't see time in the same way. These differences are explained by the history and constraints of each country.
The study examined how women experienced financial abuse across cultures.
A study finds financial abuse can be disguised as care and is tied into social values of the Anglo-Celtic and Indian communities.
Once you start, you can’t stop.
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By getting young women hooked before they've even formed wrinkles, Botox peddlers have realized they can enlist them in a lifetime of treatment.
Australia’s librarians are a vital component of our research institutions.
The research libraries attached to Australia's art galleries are one of the nation's great cultural assets. But the National Gallery of Australia's library is losing crucial staff as 'efficiency dividends' hit home.
Scottish football faces challenging economic conditions, but shows how a focus on fans offers a different way forward.
The centenary of Natsume Soseki’s death this year is being marked by numerous events, not least his resurrection in robotic form.
Small organisations are creating Australia's most exciting art. Yet a recent report shows that even the most popular art-forms are bleeding revenue, while government funding dwindles.
The Otsuka Museum of Art in Tokushima features a full-sized replica of the Sistine Chapel.
Increasingly sophisticated technology allows us to make close-to-perfect copies of everything from paintings to burial chambers. Can a replica bring artefacts to new audiences?