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.
Banana Republic is Now Selling Hijabs, But Not Everyone is Happy About It — Here’s WhyRead more (Vogue Middle East)
7 Stats About Diversity In Book Publishing That Reveal The Magnitude Of The ProblemRead more (Bustle)
How Scorpions’ 1990s power ballad became an anthem for the fall of the Berlin WallRead more (BBC)
The 2008 financial crisis explained:
The 2008 crash was the greatest jolt to the global financial system in almost a century – it pushed the world's banking system towards the edge of collapse. We explore the causes and consequences of the crash, consider its historical parallels, and ask – how will history remember the crisis?Read more (History Extra)
In the early 20th century, most of the Balkans were still part of the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire. But by 1924, this world was violently torn asunder. More than 500,000 Muslims were expelled from Greece, and at least 1.2 million Greek Orthodox Christians were forced to flee their homes in Turkey.
This is a film about people uprooted from their homes on both sides of the border and about their common experience of being "Twice a Stranger”. The story unfolds through rare archive footage, interviews with historians and testimonies from both Turkish and Greek refugees.Read more (Online | Vimeo On Demand)
The lasting legacy of the population exchange between Greece and Turkey after the fall of the Ottoman Empire. Article and video.Read more (Al Jazeera)