Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

Neoliberalism and higher education: a wee example from Edinburgh

As Isabel Lachenauer, one of the first – and possibly the last – graduates of the University of Edinburgh’s Advanced Arabic masters programme writes: I strongly urge the Head of … Continue reading

November 30, 2014 · Leave a comment

New article: Marilyn Booth interviewed

One of the most exciting things about being based at Edinburgh University’s Dept of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies for the past two years has been people who make up … Continue reading

May 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

TWO paid postgrad internships in Arabic/English publishing

… both based in London (booo…) and both open to people with Masters level degrees from UK universities or enrolled on PhD programmes at UK universities. Both organised by the … Continue reading

May 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Postgrad internship at Arabia Books

I would bloody love to do this. Life circumstances don’t permit, so I hope someone else has an amazing time doing it instead: Centre for the Advanced Study of the … Continue reading

August 1, 2012 · Leave a comment

Fadi Azzam's Sarmada reviewed

Better late than never? I wrote this review of Fadi Azzam’s Sarmada about 6 months ago, and then agonised for a while about what to do with it, to the … Continue reading

July 14, 2012 · Leave a comment