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Hatem Alzahrani

Hatem Alzahrani is a poet and writer with an M.A from Yale University, department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. He currently works as a Teaching Associate and is a PhD Candidate at Georgetown University, at the department of Arabic and Islamic studies. He tweets @HoYalieOfArabia.

02 April 2019 09:04 PM

Modernists in the new Saudi Arabia: New era of cultural enlightenment

With a Western media establishment that devotes coverage to negative stories coming from Saudi Arabia, in many cases to score domestic political points, the cultural reforms taking place as a result of Saudi Vision 2030 are not being given their due weight.