award ceremony: the 2016 Arab Prize in the Social Sciences and Humanities
Fehmi Jadaane -First day opening lecture
Azmi Bishara -Second day opening lecture
Abdul Rahman Rashik -Third day opening lecture
"Freedom in Contemporary Arab Philosophical and Intellectual Outputs (1)" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Freedom in Contemporary Arab Philosophical and Intellectual Outputs (2)" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Liberalism in the Approaches to Freedom in Modern Arab Thought" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Freedom in the Arab Cultural, Social and Political Environment" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Beliefs" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Freedom within the Issue of Modernity and Renaissance" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Freedom, Political Legitimacy and National Liberation" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"Freedom, Development, Welfare and Social Justice" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"The Crisis of Freedom of Thought in the Arab Countries" session -Theme: Freedom in contemporary Arab thought
"The Arab City: Problematics of Urbanization, Integration and Alienation" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"Morphological Changes of Contemporary Arab City (1)" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"The Arab City and the Problematics of Marginalization and Exclusion" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"City Governance and the Master Plans for Arab Cities" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"The Arab City and the Socio-Economic Transformations" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"Morphological Changes of Contemporary Arab City (2)" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"Internal Migration: Ruralization of the City and Urbanization of the Countryside" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"The Arab City and the Challenges of Urbanization and Modernization" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"The Arab City and the Urban Transformations" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization
"Creative City and Virtual City" session -Theme: The Arab City: Challenges of Urbanization

​The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies is now accepting research proposals for its fifth annual social sciences and humanities conference (2015-16). The themes of this year’s conference are:

1)      The Arab city: Challenges of urbanization

2)      Freedom in contemporary Arab thought

Papers on these topics will be considered for the annual prize in the social sciences and humanities, which aims to foster critical academic research.

Please see the conference background paper (here) for more information on themes and sub-themes.