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Echoes of history at Europe's borders

Almost a century after a mass “exchange” of Muslim and Christian minorities, the Aegean coast sees a new wave of refugees.

By Alev Scott
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Echoes of history at Europe's borders

Almost a century after a mass “exchange” of Muslim and Christian minorities, the Aegean coast sees a new wave of refugees.

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Book review: Attrib. and Other Stories

Eley Williams' debut collection of short stories is joyfully experimental.

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The real consequences of misogyny on-screen

Sexual violence against women has become a staple of mainstream entertainment. It’s a worrying trend.

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‘‘Saying something is a miracle is a failure of imagination’’

Q&A with philosopher and scientist Daniel Dennett.

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Leaving the Hasidic community

North London’s ultra-orthodox Jewish communities are known for being self-contained. What happens if you want to get out?

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Book review: Age of Anger

Pankaj Mishra's new book is essential reading for anyone who wants to understand - not demonise - the angry and dispossessed.

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Wolfgang Tillmans: the chronicler of gay subculture

The photographer made his name documenting gay culture in London and Berlin. Does his work still have the power to subvert?

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The tragedy of Pakistan’s blasphemy law

Mashal Khan, a student describing himself as a humanist, was murdered at his university in Mardan.

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Desperately seeking cultural capital

Laurie Taylor goes to the opera.

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