September 9, 2021
The Covid-19 pandemic has brought devastation to millions around the world, disrupting many parts of the global economy. During this time, governments have stepped up to protect our lives and liveliho…Read more
August 24, 2021
Summer is the perfect time to catch up with that reading goal you set yourself all those months ago and whilst many countries have been added to the green list, still so few of us are able to travel a…Read more
August 9, 2021
August is Women in Translation Month (#WITMonth) – an annual celebration (which, if we’re being honest, might as well be yearlong for Neem Tree Press) of literature written by women that has been tran…Read more
In the news
We love to read more about the topics our authors write about or just explore interesting news items! Here are some things that have caught our eye recently.
Prior to the 1923 exchange, Orthodox Greeks and Muslim Turks used to live peacefully together in Catalca. After the exchange, Muslim people from Grevena, Lagadas, Kilkis, Drama and other cities and towns of Macedonia settled in the residential areas of Çatalca, replacing the Greeks who had to abandon their homes.Read more (Greek Reporter (eu.Greekreporter.com))
Contemporary Muslim Fashions | Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Feb 2020Read more (Cooper Hewitt Design Museum)
Author shares the clever ways to make your high street clothes 'modest' | Daily Mail OnlineRead more (Daily Mail Online)
‘Modest Fashion’ makes its mark in NY Fashion WeekRead more (Channel News Asia)
The refugee ‘crisis’ showed Europe’s worst side to the world | Hsiao-Hung Pai | Opinion | The Guardian
Over the last decade, migration has become an urgent political issue.Read more (The Guardian comment)
Europe’s other wall: How militarised barrier continues to divide Cyprus, 30 years after Berlin’s came down
Europe’s other wall: How militarised barrier continues to divide Cyprus, 30 years after Berlin’s came down | The IndependentRead more (The Independent)
'If you haven't heard of the term it's all about covering up in a way that is still on trend. Dressing modestly but fashionably is already popular with young Muslim women but it's not exclusive to people of any one religion or belief.
And right now it's having a moment.'