Conference on Political Transition in Sudan and Algeria: Extension of Proposal Submission DeadlineConference on Political Transition in Sudan and Algeria: Extension of Proposal Submission Deadlinehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Extending-submission-for-Democratic-Transition-in-Sudan-and-Algeria-conference.aspx1/12/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has extended the proposal submission deadline for the tenth annual Conference on Democratic Transition, “The Path of Transition to Democracy in Sudan and Algeria: Opportunities and Challenges” <em>to the end of January 2021</em>.</p><br/>
Conclusion of the Second Winter SchoolConclusion of the Second Winter Schoolhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Second-Winter-School-Comes-to-an-End.aspx1/11/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The second round of the ACRPS Winter School, which ran from 4-11 January 2021 on Zoom and was streamed on social media, has concluded for this year. Arab and international academics and experts participated in the series of public lectures addressing topic of “The State in Flux” from different academic perspectives and theoretical approaches.</p>
The Arab Center Winter School BeginsThe Arab Center Winter School Beginshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-State-in-Flux-is-Discussed-in-the-Second-Winter-School-Launched-in-Doha.aspx1/3/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS Winter School launched on Sunday 3 January 2021, under the title “The State in Flux”. The Winter School is a research program running from 3-11 January 2021 via Zoom and streamed on social media platforms.<br/></p>
Winter School, Second Round 2021Winter School, Second Round 2021https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Winter-School-Second-Round-2021.aspx12/29/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>On Sunday, 3 January 2021, the second round of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies Winter School will be launched remotely via internet to address the theme of “The State and Its Transformations”. The second Winter School research program during the period 3-11 January 2021 thus builds on the success of its inaugural round in January 2020, which established a new academic tradition in the Arab world.<br/></p>
Issue 46 of "Siyasat Arabiya" publishedIssue 46 of "Siyasat Arabiya" publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Issue46-of-Siyasat-Arabiya-Published.aspx12/27/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 46<span class="doi-tooltip" data-tooltip-content="#tooltip_content2">th</span> issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal <em>Siyasat Arabiya</em>.<br/></p>
Zaidism in Iran First Place Winner in the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding Zaidism in Iran First Place Winner in the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Center-Book-Zaidism-in-Iran-wins-the-Sheikh-Hamad-Award-for-Translation-and-International-Understanding.aspx12/20/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>On Sunday, 20 December 2020 in the Qatari capital Doha the book <em>Zaidism in Iran</em>, written by Muhammad Kazem Rahmati, translated from Persian into Arabic by Mustafa Ahmad al-Bakour and published in 2020 by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in its “<em>Tarjuman</em>” translations series, was proclaimed First Place Winner in the Persian-to-Arabic Category of the Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding, in its sixth session.<br/></p>
In recognition of achievements in translation: The Arab Center wins the Sheikh Hamad Award for AchievementIn recognition of achievements in translation: The Arab Center wins the Sheikh Hamad Award for Achievementhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/In-Recognition-of-Achievements-in-Translation-the-Arab-Center-Wins-the-Hamad-Award-for-Achievement.aspx12/19/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>Sunday 20 December 2020, in the Qatari capital, Doha, the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies was proclaimed winner of <strong>The Sheikh Hamad Achievement Award for Translation and International Understanding</strong>, a prestigious global award allocated to bodies and institutions in recognition of their contributions to the work of translation into Arabic. <strong>The Achievement Award</strong> is one of the main annual prizes awarded by the <strong>Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding</strong>, a forum supervised by a board of trustees, steering committee and independent jury.</p><br/>
The Seventh Gulf Studies Forum Concludes WorkThe Seventh Gulf Studies Forum Concludes Workhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Seventh-Gulf-Studies-Forum-Concludes-Work.aspx12/7/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Seventh Annual Gulf Studies Forum concluded work on Thursday 3 December 2020, addressing the twin topics of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Policies of the Gulf Cooperation Council States and GCC Relations with Iran. As with the previous days of the Forum, the fifth and final day of this year’s round was conducted via Zoom and Arab Center social media platforms.<br/></p>
Call-for-Papers-for-Istishraf-Special-Issue-on-Forecasting-Transformations-in-Science-and-TechnologyCall-for-Papers-for-Istishraf-Special-Issue-on-Forecasting-Transformations-in-Science-and-Technologyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Call-for-Papers-for-Istishraf-Special-Issue-on-Forecasting-Transformations-in-Science-and-Technology.aspx12/5/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS's peer-reviewed yearbook devoted to forecasting and futurology, <em>Istishraf</em><em>, </em>invites researchers to submit academic papers for the upcoming special issue on "Forecasting Transformations in Science and Technology: The Arab Door to the Future".<br/></p>
Days Two and Three of 7th Annual Gulf Studies Forum Continuing Work via ZoomDays Two and Three of 7th Annual Gulf Studies Forum Continuing Work via Zoomhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Gulf-Forum-continues-for-the-second-and-third-days-over-Zoom.aspx12/1/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The 7th Annual Gulf Studies Forum continued to address Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Policies of the Gulf Cooperation Council States and GCC Relations with Iran, via Zoom, for second and third consecutive days. <br/></p>
Launch of Seventh Annual Gulf Studies ForumLaunch of Seventh Annual Gulf Studies Forumhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Launch-of-Seventh-Annual-Gulf-Studies-Forum.aspx11/29/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The 7th Annual Gulf Studies Forum launched in Doha on Sunday 29 November 2020. Gathering 30 researchers and experts from the region and beyond, this year’s forum was split into two tracks, “Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Policies of the Gulf Cooperation Council States” and “The GCC's Relations with Iran”. Given the ongoing pandemic, the conference was held for the first time online via Zoom, featuring public lectures and individual presentations for each conference track, with the whole forum set to unfold over 10 sessions. <br/></p>
Registration for the Seventh Gulf Studies Forum Now OpenRegistration for the Seventh Gulf Studies Forum Now Openhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Registration-Now-Open-for-the-Seventh-ACRPS-Gulf-Studies-Forum.aspx11/21/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will hold the Seventh Gulf Studies Forum from 29 November to 3 December 2020. This year the Forum will consider the topics of Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Policies of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council (domestic issues track) and Relations of the Gulf Cooperation Council States with Iran (international relations track).</p><br/>
The Seventh Gulf Studies Form to Address Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Relationship with IranThe Seventh Gulf Studies Form to Address Sovereign Wealth Funds and the Relationship with Iranhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/7th-Gulf-Studies-Form-to-Address-Sovereign-Wealth-Funds-and-the-Relationship-with-Iran.aspx11/15/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will hold the Seventh Gulf Studies Forum from 29 November to 3 December 2020. This year the Forum will consider the topics of <strong>Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Policies of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council </strong>and <strong>Relations</strong> <strong>of the Gulf Cooperation Council States with Iran.</strong></p>
Issue 45 of "Siyasat Arabiya" publishedIssue 45 of "Siyasat Arabiya" publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Issue-45-of-Siyasat-Arabiya-published.aspx11/7/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies has published the 45<span class="doi-tooltip" data-tooltip-content="#tooltip_content2">th</span> issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal <em>Siyasat Arabiya</em>.</p><br/>
Hikama Issue 01 PublishedHikama Issue 01 Publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Hikama-Issue-01-Published.aspx10/26/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies has published the 1<span class="doi-tooltip" data-tooltip-content="#tooltip_content2">st</span> issue of the biannual peer-reviewed Public Administration and Public Policy journal <em>Hikama</em>.</p><br/>
Omran Issue 34 publishedOmran Issue 34 publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue-34-Published.aspx10/21/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS has published the 34th issue (Autumn 2020) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal <em>Omran</em>, dedicated to the social sciences.</p>
Tabayyun 34 Now AvailableTabayyun 34 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun34-Now-Available.aspx10/14/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The 34th edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies.</p><br/>
The ACRPS Beirut Branch Holds a Virtual Symposium Exploring the Future of LebanonThe ACRPS Beirut Branch Holds a Virtual Symposium Exploring the Future of Lebanonhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Beirut-Branch-Holds-a-Virtual-Symposium-on-the-Future-of-Lebanon.aspx10/12/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>As the first anniversary of the October 17 uprising approaches, Lebanon is falling into a deeper crisis, with the Lebanese authorities helpless to stop economic-financial collapse and the consequences on the lives of the Lebanese people, and with the apparent inability to form a government heralded by the French initiative. These two matters demonstrate the crisis of governance and the failure of the sectarian quota system enshrined by the Taif Agreement, putting the Lebanese state and society at the mercy of the ruling sectarian political class.</p><br/>
ACRPS announces the results of the Arab Opinion IndexACRPS announces the results of the Arab Opinion Indexhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Announces-the-Results-of-the-Arab-Opinion-Index-2019-2020.aspx10/5/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS is proud to announce the publication of the 2019-2020 Arab Opinion Index. The AOI is a yearly public opinion survey conducted by the ACRPS across a range of Arab countries. This year’s AOI is based on the findings of face-to-face interviews conducted between November 2019 and September 2020 with 28,000 individual respondents in 13 Arab countries (Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Algeria, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Qatar) with a margin of error of +/- 2-3%. It is the fruit of some 69,578 hours of work by more than 900 researchers in areas requiring 820,000km of travel, making it the largest public opinion survey in the Arab World in terms of sample size, the number of countries covered, the number of variables tested, and the volume of data collected.<br/></p>
The Afghan President delivers a lecture at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) On "Peacebuilding in Afghanistan"The Afghan President delivers a lecture at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS) On "Peacebuilding in Afghanistan"https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Afghan-President-Delivers-a-Lecture-at-the-Center-for-Conflict-and-Humanitarian-Studies.aspx10/4/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>At 4pm on 6 October 2020 His Excellency, Dr Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, will deliver a lecture on ‘Peacebuilding in Afghanistan’ at the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies.<br/></p>
ACRPS to announce the results of the 2019-2020 Arab Opinion Index on Tuesday October 6ACRPS to announce the results of the 2019-2020 Arab Opinion Index on Tuesday October 6https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Announces-the-Findings-of-the-Arab-Opinion-Index-2019-2020-on-October-6.aspx9/30/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies is proud to announce that the results of the seventh Arab Opinion Index (2019-2020) are ready for publication, and will be released at a press conference to be held next Tuesday (October 6, 2020). The press conference will take place at 13:00 Doha time (10:00 GMT) over Zoom.<br/></p>
Constitutional Issues Conference concludes work on Democratic TransitionConstitutional Issues Conference concludes work on Democratic Transitionhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Constitutional-issue-Conference-Concludes-its-Proceedings.aspx9/29/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies concluded the conference on “The Constitutional Issue and Democratic Transition in the Arab Countries,” held via Zoom 24-29 September 2020 in cooperation with the Arab Association for Constitutional Law, on Tuesday 29 September.<br/></p>
Constitutional Issues Conference Considers International Experience and ExpertiseConstitutional Issues Conference Considers International Experience and Expertisehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Day2and3-Conference-Constitutions-and-Democratic-Transition-in-the-Arab-Region.aspx9/27/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The second day (September 25, 2020) of the ACRPS conference on “The Constitutional Question and Democratic Transition in the Arab Countries” was devoted to presentation of international experience, with the participation of experts from the United States of America, Scotland, Switzerland, Argentina and Germany.<br/></p>
Winter school submission extended until 15 OctoberWinter school submission extended until 15 Octoberhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Winter-School-2012-Deadline-Extendede.aspx9/26/2020 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies announces an extension for the deadline to submit applications for the second Graduate Winter School Program, to be held from January 3-13, 2021. Prospective participants now have until 15 October 2020 to submit proposals.
Launch of the Proceedings of the Conference on the Issue of Constitution and Democratic TransitionLaunch of the Proceedings of the Conference on the Issue of Constitution and Democratic Transitionhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Day1-Conference-Constitutions-and-Democratic-Transition-in-the-Arab-Region.aspx9/23/2020 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies inaugurated its ninth conference on democracy issues and democratization under the title “The Constitutional Question and Democratic Transition,” held in cooperation with the Arab Association for Constitutional Law on September 24-29, 2020. Mehdi Mabrouk, Director of the Arab Center branch in Tunis, addressed the opening session of the conference and observed that more than one reason justifies selecting the constitutional issue as a topic of scientific study of the utmost currency and timeliness,<br/>
The ACRPS Opens Registration for the Constitutions and Democratic Transition ConferenceThe ACRPS Opens Registration for the Constitutions and Democratic Transition Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-ACRPS-Opens-Registration-for-the-Constitutions-and-Democratic-Transition-Conference.aspx9/19/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, in cooperation with the Arab Association for Constitutional Law, is holding its <a href="/en/Events/Constitutions-and-Democratic-Transition-in-the-Arab-Region/Pages/index.aspx" target="_blank">Ninth Annual Conference on Issues of Democracy and Democratization </a>under the title “The Constitutional Issue and Democratic Transition in Arab Countries,” from 24-29 September 2020.<br/></p>
Out soon: The First Issue of HikamaOut soon: The First Issue of Hikamahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-First-Issue-of-Hikama-Out-soon.aspx9/8/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS and the Doha Institute are proud to announce that the first issue of <em>Hikama</em>, a peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to public administration and public policy, will be released in September 2020. <em>Hikama</em> is the sixth academic journal to be published by the ACRPS.<br/></p>
The Ninth Annual Democratic Transition Conference: Constitutions and Democratic Transition in the Arab RegionThe Ninth Annual Democratic Transition Conference: Constitutions and Democratic Transition in the Arab Regionhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Conference-Constitutions-and-Democratic-Transition-in-the-Arab-Region.aspx9/8/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, in cooperation with the Arab Organization for Constitutional Law, will be holding its ninth annual conference on democracy and democratic transition issues September 24-30, 2020. This year's conference is organized via Zoom video conferencing. The conference will be broadcast through the Arab Center’s social media platforms, allowing the public to follow the proceedings.<br/></p>
Launch of “Foreign Policy of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani’s First Term” by Luciano ZaccaraLaunch of “Foreign Policy of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani’s First Term” by Luciano Zaccarahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Launch-of-Foreign-Policy-of-Iran-under-President-Hassan-Rouhani-by-Luciano-Zaccara.aspx8/31/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Iranian Studies Unit at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies hosted Luciano Zaccara, Research Assistant Professor in Gulf Politics at Qatar University, for the launch of his latest book, <em>Foreign Policy of Iran under President Hassan Rouhani’s First Term (2013-2017)</em>, on August 27, 2020. Zaccara is also Director of the Observatory on Politics and Elections in the Arab and Muslim World in Spain.<br/></p>
Conclusion of Proceedings of Conference of Arab Doctoral Students in Western UniversitiesConclusion of Proceedings of Conference of Arab Doctoral Students in Western Universitieshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Conclusion-of-Proceedings-of-the-Second-Arab-Graduate-Student-Conference.aspx8/19/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>On August 20, the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies concluded the work of the second session of the Arab Doctoral Students in Western Universities Conference which was held through the "Zoom" application during the period 9-20 August 2020. Through this unique-of-its kind conference the Arab Center endeavors to establish a link between the Arab world’s research universe and young Arab students completing their doctoral studies in Western universities in the diverse fields of social sciences and humanities.<br/></p>
Issue 44 of "Siyasat Arabiya" publishedIssue 44 of "Siyasat Arabiya" publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasatarabiya-Issue44-Published.aspx8/17/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies has published the 44<span class="doi-tooltip" data-tooltip-content="#tooltip_content2">th</span> issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal <em>Siyasat Arabiya</em>.</p>
Arab Doctoral Students in Western Universities Continue Online Distance ConferencingArab Doctoral Students in Western Universities Continue Online Distance Conferencinghttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Graduate-students-continue-Online-Conferencing.aspx8/15/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>Arab Doctoral Students in Western Universities continued distance online sessions in the <strong>Arab Graduate Student Conference </strong>for a <strong>Second Day</strong> on Monday 10 August 2020, via z<em>oom</em> video links and live streaming on the social media platforms of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, proceeding along the two tracks of “Conflict and Post-Conflict Studies” and “Economics and Finance.”<br/></p>
Arab Graduate Student Conference Launches Online from DohaArab Graduate Student Conference Launches Online from Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Arab-Graduate-Students-Conference-First-Day.aspx8/9/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The second annual Arab Graduate Student Conference, organized by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, launched its work today, Sunday, August 9, 202. The conference which continues until 20 August is a unique Arab world event that seeks to link scholarship and researchers in the Arab region with young Arab social sciences and humanities students and researchers completing their doctoral studies in Western universities.<br/></p>
The ACRPS Opens Registration for the Arab Graduate Student ConferenceThe ACRPS Opens Registration for the Arab Graduate Student Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-ACRPS-Opens-Registration-for-the-Arab-Graduate-Student-Conference.aspx8/3/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size: 16px;">The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies announces the opening of registration for the second round of the Arab Graduate Student Conference, which will be held online via Zoom, in view of the current circumstances of coronavirus closures. The conference's sessions will begin this coming Sunday August 9th, and will continue until August 20th. </span><br/></p>
Omran Issue 33 publishedOmran Issue 33 publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue33-Published.aspx8/2/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS has published the 33rd issue (Summer 2020) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal <em>Omran</em>, dedicated to the social sciences.</p>
The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies to Hold the Second Round of the Arab Graduate Student ConferenceThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies to Hold the Second Round of the Arab Graduate Student Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-to-Hold-Second-Conference-for-Arab-Graduate-Students-in-Western-Universities.aspx7/22/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies announces the 2nd Arab Graduate Student Conference to be held online from August 9th to August 20th 2020. This conference is held every two years, with the first round held in March 2018.<br></p>
Tabayyun 33 Now AvailableTabayyun 33 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue33-Published.aspx7/21/2020 9:00:00 PM<p></p><p style="text-align:justify;">The 33rd edition of <em>Tabayyun</em> has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. This Special Issue is titled from "<em>Memory" to "Memory Studies": Interdisciplinary Arab Approaches."</em><br></p>
Siyasat Arabiya 43 Now AvailableSiyasat Arabiya 43 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasatarabiya-Issue43-Published.aspx6/30/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="color:#58595b;font-size:16px;">The ACRPS has published the 43rd issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal <em>Siyasat Arabiya, </em>covering political sciences and international relations.</span><br></p>
Almuntaqa 6 Now AvailableAlmuntaqa 6 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Almuntaqa-Issue6-Published.aspx6/30/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has published the sixth instalment of Almuntaqa — the peer-reviewed English-language journal dedicated to the social sciences and humanities. The journal continues to offer a range of studies and reviews published by the center and translated for English speakers.<br></p>
Lecture: Coronavirus in Iran and the Question of LegitimacyLecture: Coronavirus in Iran and the Question of Legitimacyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Lecture-on-Iran-and-Covid-19-Pandemic.aspx6/16/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>This Thursday, 18 June 2020, at 18:00 Doha time, the Iranian Studies Unit at the Arab Center will host Nader Hashemi to present a lecture titled: “Coronavirus in Iran and the Question of Legitimacy” under the Lecture Series Thoughts on the Covid-19 Crisis held by the ACRPS since April 2020.</p><p>You can follow the live broadcast of the lecture on all Arab Center social media platforms.<br></p>
Call for PapersCall for Papershttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Iranian-Studies-Unit-Call-for-Papers.aspx6/6/2020 9:00:00 PM<p>The Iranian Studies Unit at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies is inviting interested parties to submit original research on Iranian history, politics, economics, culture, religion, international relations, and foreign policy. </p><br>
The Arab Center Establishes an “Iranian Studies Unit”The Arab Center Establishes an “Iranian Studies Unit”https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Establishes-Iranian-Studies-Unit.aspx5/5/2020 9:00:00 PM<p style="font-size:16px;">The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has launched a specialized unit in Iranian studies, to carry out in-depth studies, research and analysis on Iranian affairs and their linkage to Arab concerns.<br></p><p style="font-size:17px;"><br></p>
Tabayyun 32 Now AvailableTabayyun 32 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue32-Published.aspx4/20/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size:17px;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The 32nd </span><span style="font-size:16px;">edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.</span></span><br></p>
Siyasat Arabiya 42 Now AvailableSiyasat Arabiya 42 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasatarabiya-Issue42-Published.aspx4/18/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size:17px;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The ACRPS has published the 42</span><span style="font-size:12px;line-height:0;vertical-align:baseline;top:-0.5em;">nd</span><span style="font-size:16px;"> issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal Siyasat Arabiya, covering political sciences and international relations.</span></span><br></p>
The Trump-Netanyahu Deal: the Path that Led to the “Peace” Plan and What is to be Done The Trump-Netanyahu Deal: the Path that Led to the “Peace” Plan and What is to be Donehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Azmi-Bishara-Book-The-Trump-Netanyahu-Deal-first-in-Siyasat-Arabiya-Series.aspx4/17/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size:16px;">The ACRPS has published </span><span aria-hidden="true" style="font-size:16px;"></span><em style="font-size:16px;">The Trump-Netanyahu Deal: the Path that Led to the "Peace" Plan and What is to be Done</em><span aria-hidden="true" style="font-size:16px;"></span><span style="font-size:16px;">, </span><span style="font-size:16px;">by</span><span style="font-size:16px;"> Azmi Bishara,</span><span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-size:16px;">providing</span><span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-size:16px;">an analytical and critical look at the plan that </span><span style="font-size:16px;">has come </span><span style="font-size:16px;">to be known as the "Deal of the Century".</span><br></p>
The Arab Center Launches its Audio Channel on SoundCloudThe Arab Center Launches its Audio Channel on SoundCloudhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Launches-its-Audio-Channel-on-SoundCloud.aspx4/8/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size:17px;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has launched an </span><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:16px;text-decoration-line:underline;">audio </span><span style="font-size:16px;">channel on SoundCloud to facilitate access to its extensive production in seminars, lectures, conferences and other events for researchers, academics and all those interested in the various branches of social sciences and humanities. The audio channel will join the Arab Center's website, YouTube channel, and specialized periodical websites and platforms on social media in investing humanities and social sciences resources into expanding the stock of Arab cultural capital. </span></span><br></p>
The Fourth Edition of Istishraf Now Available The Fourth Edition of Istishraf Now Available https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Istishraf4-Now-Available-Israeli-Forecasts-Critical-Readings.aspx3/25/2020 9:00:00 PM<p style="font-size:16px;">The fourth issue of <em>Istishraf</em> journal for future studies is devoted to critical studies dealing with these Israeli forecasts in order to study and analyse these issues and their implications for the future of Palestine and the Arab countries.</p><p style="font-size:16px;"> </p><p><br></p>
The Arab Center Has Made All its Journals Free to Access Online The Arab Center Has Made All its Journals Free to Access Online https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/All-Issues-of-ACRPS-Journals-Have-Now-Been-Made-Accessible-on-the-Journal-Websites.aspx3/25/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size:17px;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has decided to make every journal issue available for free access to researchers and other parties interested in social sciences and humanities. This decision was taken in light of restrictions on movement and current social distancing, working remotely and home learning practices, and the subsequent difficulty in distributing print copies, given concerns about the spread of the Covid-19 virus.</span></span><br></p>
The Arab Center Board of Directors Approves Amendments to The Arab Prize for the Advancement of Research in Social Sciences and HumanitiesThe Arab Center Board of Directors Approves Amendments to The Arab Prize for the Advancement of Research in Social Sciences and Humanitieshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Arab-Center-Board-of-Directors-Approves-Amendments-to-the-Arab-Award.aspx3/14/2020 9:00:00 PM<p style="font-size:16px;"><span style="font-weight:700;"></span><span style="font-size:16px;">On 7 March 2020, the nineteenth meeting of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies board of directors discussed the Arab Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities.</span></p><p><span style="font-size:17px;"></span><br></p>
Call for Papers for the Seventh Gulf Studies ForumCall for Papers for the Seventh Gulf Studies Forumhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Gulf-Studies-Forum-Seventh-Round-Call-for-Papers2020.aspx3/11/2020 9:00:00 PM<p><span style="font-size:17px;"><span style="font-size:16px;">The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies is now accepting research proposals for participation in the Seventh Gulf Studies Forum, to be held from 5-6 December 2020. This year the Forum will consider the topics of </span><span style="font-weight:700;font-size:16px;">Sovereign Wealth Funds and Investment Policies of the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council </span><span style="font-size:16px;">(domestic issues track) and </span><span style="font-weight:700;font-size:16px;">Relations</span><span style="font-size:16px;"> </span><span style="font-weight:700;font-size:16px;">of the Gulf Cooperation Council States with Iran </span><span style="font-size:16px;">(international relations track).</span></span><br></p>