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NYU Abu Dhabi arts and humanities faculty and research are frequently featured in local and international media.

Saudi Arabia tightens Ardah dance rules to keep tradition intact
Permission is now required for performances after residents said cultural significance was being undermined.
The National | January 10, 2023

World Music Day: Explore the sound of history through the music of pearl divers
Step back in time as we uncover the sound of the Gulf through its rich pearl diving music
Gulf News | June 22, 2021

Learning the ballads of the pearl divers: NYU Abu Dhabi introduces new course on Khaleeji music
Pearl diving songs are recognized as distinctly Khaleeji, but professor Ghazi Al Mulaifi says it is important to understand their cosmopolitan influences
The Nations | January 21, 2020