Layli Foroudi is a freelance journalist based in Tunis.
An auction in Paris of a prominent Tunisian family’s heirlooms was stopped earlier this year, but the country’s heritage still needs better protection
It may be on Unesco’s list of World Heritage sites, but the houses of the famous district have suffered years of neglect
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A proposal to sell off ‘non-medical’ books in the institution’s library takes too narrow a view of the history of medicine
Museums face difficult financial choices, but there has to be a better way forward than the pitting of staff against permanent collections
The Syrian-born, US-based artist talks to Gabrielle Schwarz about his sculptural dioramas of cities ravaged by war – and offers a message of hope for the future