Almuntaqa 6 Now AvailableAlmuntaqa 6 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Almuntaqa-Issue6-Published.aspx6/30/2020 9:00:00 PM 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.
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 This Thursday, 18 June 2020, at 1800 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. You can follow the live broadcast of the lecture on all Arab Center social media platforms.
Call for PapersCall for Papershttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Iranian-Studies-Unit-Call-for-Papers.aspx6/6/2020 9:00:00 PM 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.
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 PMThe 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.
Tabayyun 32 Now AvailableTabayyun 32 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue32-Published.aspx4/20/2020 9:00:00 PM The 32nd edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
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 The ACRPS has published the 42nd issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal Siyasat Arabiya, covering political sciences and international relations.
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 The ACRPS has published The Trump-Netanyahu Deal the Path that Led to the "Peace" Plan and What is to be Done, by Azmi Bishara, providing an analytical and critical look at the plan that has come to be known as the "Deal of the Century".
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 The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has launched an audio 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.
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 PMThe fourth issue of Istishraf 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.
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 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.
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 PMOn 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.
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 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 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).
Ostour 11 Now AvailableOstour 11 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Ostour-Issue11-Published.aspx3/9/2020 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS is pleased to announce the publication of the eleventh issue of its biannual peer-reviewed journal Ostour.
The Arab Center to Postpone all Conferences for March and April 2020The Arab Center to Postpone all Conferences for March and April 2020https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Arab-Center-Postpones-its-conferences-for-the-Months-of-March-and-April-2020.aspx3/9/2020 9:00:00 PM In light of global precautions, including the postponement of many regional and international conferences and forums due to the growing concerns about the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and in order to preserve participant and public safety, the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has taken the decision to postpone all its conferences scheduled for March and April 2020.
Militias and Armies Conference Finishes Up in DohaMilitias and Armies Conference Finishes Up in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Militias-and-Armies-Conference2020-Third-Day.aspx2/23/2020 9:00:00 PMThe ACRPS conference "Militias and Armies Developments in Combat and Political Performance of Armed Non-State and State Actors" closed in Doha today. The first panel, "Armies Centralisation and De-Centralisation" was introduced by session chair, Dana El Kurd.
The Second Day of the Militias and Armies ConferenceThe Second Day of the Militias and Armies Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Militias-and-Armies-Conference2020-Second-Day.aspx2/22/2020 9:00:00 PM The second day of the Militias and Armies Conference took off in Doha this morning with the panel on "Hybrid Warfare Local Militias and Foreign States", chaired by Younes Mohamed al-Dharb.
Militias and Armies: Developments in Combat and Political Performance of Armed Non-State and State ActorsMilitias and Armies: Developments in Combat and Political Performance of Armed Non-State and State Actorshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Militias-and-Armies-Conference-2020-First-Day.aspx2/21/2020 9:00:00 PM The first day of the ACRPS conference "Militias and Armies Developments in Combat and Political Performance of Armed Non-State and State Actors" launched in Doha today.
Militias and Armies Conference to Be Launched in DohaMilitias and Armies Conference to Be Launched in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Conference-Militias-and-Armies.aspx2/15/2020 9:00:00 PM ​On 22 February 2020, the ACRPS will set launch its three day conference “Militias and Armies Developments in Combat and Political Performance of Armed Non-State and State Actors” at its headquarters in Doha.
Tabayyun 31 Now AvailableTabayyun 31 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-31-Now-Available.aspx2/3/2020 9:00:00 PM The 31st edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
The Arab Center to Discuss the Trump Deal to Settle the Palestinian QuestionThe Arab Center to Discuss the Trump Deal to Settle the Palestinian Questionhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Discussion-The-Trump-Netanyahu-Deal-to-Liquidate-the-Palestinian-Question.aspx1/29/2020 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will hold a talk on the issue by the Director General of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Azmi Bishara. The talk, "The Trump-Netanyahu Deal A Historical Perspective of the US-Israeli plan to Liquidate the Palestinian Question," will be held on Monday, 3 February 2020, at 1800.
Omran 31 Now AvailableOmran 31 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue31-Published.aspx1/22/2020 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS has published the 31st issue (Winter 2020) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, dedicated to the social sciences.
Almuntaqa 5 Now AvailableAlmuntaqa 5 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Almuntaqa-Issue5-Published.aspx1/14/2020 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has published the fifth instalment of Almuntaqa — the peer-reviewed English-language journal dedicated to the social sciences and humanities, successfully rounding off its first year of publication.
The ACRPS to Hold Symposium “The US-Iran Crisis: Repercussions for the Region” The ACRPS to Hold Symposium “The US-Iran Crisis: Repercussions for the Region” https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-US-Iran-Crisis-Repercussions-for-the-Region.aspx1/8/2020 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS is holding a symposium titled "The US-Iran Crisis Repercussions for the Region" on Sunday 12 January 2020.
ACRPS Winter School Launched in DohaACRPS Winter School Launched in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Winter-School-Program-Secterianism-Communitarianism-and-the-State.aspx1/1/2020 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS is proud to announce the commencement of its Winter School, titled "Communitarianism, Sectarianism and the State". The Winter School is a research program held from 4-14 January 2020, considered the first of its kind in the Arab World.
ACRPS Published Translations of Knowledge Triumphant and The Philosophy of Inequality Win Sheikh Hamad AwardACRPS Published Translations of Knowledge Triumphant and The Philosophy of Inequality Win Sheikh Hamad Awardhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Two-Book-Translations-Win-Awards.aspx12/7/2019 9:00:00 PM The winners of the 2019 Sheikh Hamad Award for Translation and International Understanding were announced in Doha on 8 December 2019. Two Arab Center publications won. Knowledge Triumphant The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam by Franz Rosenthal and translated by Yahya Al-Qaqaa and Ikhlas Al-Qananwa took first place in the English to Arabic translation category. The Philosophy of Inequality Letters to my Contemners, Concerning Social Philosophy by Nikolai Alexandrovich Berdyaev, translated by Bassam Miqdad ranked third in the Russian into Arabic category. The books were published as part of the Tarjuman series at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
The Arab Center Holds the Sixth Annual Gulf Studies ForumThe Arab Center Holds the Sixth Annual Gulf Studies Forumhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Sixth-Gulf-Studies-Forum-2019-First-Day.aspx12/6/2019 9:00:00 PM The 6th Annual Gulf Studies Forum was held in Doha this weekend. Gathering researchers and experts from the region and beyond, the forum was split into two tracks, "Public Policymaking in the Gulf States" and "Threats to the Gulf States in the Regional and International Environment".
Sixth Annual Gulf Studies Forum to Explore Public Policymaking and Security in the Gulf StatesSixth Annual Gulf Studies Forum to Explore Public Policymaking and Security in the Gulf Stateshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Public-Invitation-to-Gulf-Studies-Forum-Sixth-Round-2019.aspx12/2/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will convene the Sixth Annual Gulf Studies Forum from 7-8 December 2019 at its Doha premises.
Call for Papers for Istishraf Special Issue on “The Futures and Repercussions of Demographic Transformations in the Arab World”Call for Papers for Istishraf Special Issue on “The Futures and Repercussions of Demographic Transformations in the Arab World”https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Call-for-Papers-for-Istishraf-Issue-on-Future-Demographic-Changes.aspx11/30/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS's peer-reviewed yearbook devoted to forecasting and futurology, Istishraf, invites researchers to submit academic papers for the upcoming special issue on "The Futures and Repercussions of Demographic Transformations in the Arab World".
ACRPS Holds Forced Migration Workshop in DohaACRPS Holds Forced Migration Workshop in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Forced-Migration-in-Arab-Countries-Workshop-Second-Day.aspx11/30/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS held a workshop this weekend in Doha on Forced Migration in Arab Countries. The event was designed to bridge a gap in the Arab study of migration and brought Arab researchers concerned with studying forced migration in the Arab world, both external and internal, to participate in this workshop. The event focused on five Arab countries Syria, Iraq, Yemen, Libya and Sudan, which produce the largest volume of refugees and internally displaced persons worldwide. Sessions throughout the two-day workshop discussed a wide range of topics such as causal factors, state responsibilities and prospects for repatriation or integration.
Forced Migration in the Arab CountriesForced Migration in the Arab Countrieshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Forced-Migration-in-Arab-Countries-Workshop-Public-Invitation.aspx11/24/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will hold a workshop titled "Forced Migration in Arab Countries" on 30 November - 1 December 2019 in Doha.
Conference on "Transitional Justice and Democratic Transition in Arab Countries" held in TunisConference on "Transitional Justice and Democratic Transition in Arab Countries" held in Tunishttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Democracy-and-Transition-Conference2019-Thaird-Day.aspx11/22/2019 9:00:00 PMThe 8th ACRPS Conference on Democratic Transition “Transitional Justice and Democratic Transition in the Arab Countries Politics, History and Memory,” ran over this weekend in Tunis.
The Arab Center is Holding a workshop on Forced Migration in Arab Countries The Arab Center is Holding a workshop on Forced Migration in Arab Countries https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Holds-a-Workshop-on-Forced-Migration-in-the-Arab-Countries.aspx11/16/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center is Holding a workshop titled Forced Migration in Arab Countries on 30 November 2019 in Doha. Arab researchers and academics specialized in forced migration, asylum and internal displacement resulting from conflicts in Arab countries will be participating.
The Arab Center is Holding its Annual Conference for Democratic Transition on the Issue of Transitional Justice in Arab StatesThe Arab Center is Holding its Annual Conference for Democratic Transition on the Issue of Transitional Justice in Arab Stateshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Holds-8th-Annual-Conference-on-Democracy-Issues-on-Transitional-Justice.aspx11/16/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center will hold the conference "Transitional Justice and the Democratic Transition in the Arab Countries Politics, History and Memory" in Tunis from 21-23 November 2019.
The ACRPS Establishes A Strategic Studies UnitThe ACRPS Establishes A Strategic Studies Unithttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Establishes-Strategic-Studies-Unit.aspx11/12/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS is pleased to announce the establishment of its new Strategic Studies Unit, tasked with producing in-depth critical studies on sensitive strategic and security issues in the Arab region and the world. The Unit will present its findings in the form of strategic briefings, reports, peer-reviewed papers and books for the use of decision-makers and specialist academics and journalists as well as the reading public. It will also hold an annual conference
Policymaking and security at the center of the next Gulf ForumPolicymaking and security at the center of the next Gulf Forumhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Invitation-to-Gulf-Studies-Forum-Sixth-Round-2019.aspx11/11/2019 9:00:00 PM On 7 and 8 December 2019, the ACRPS will hold the sixth annual Gulf Studies Forum at its headquarters in Doha.
ACRPS and DI to Launch Hikama Journal for Administration and Public Policy ACRPS and DI to Launch Hikama Journal for Administration and Public Policy https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Hakama-The-ACRPS-and-the-DI-launch-a-periodical-specialized-in-administration-and-public-policy.aspx11/9/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies are pleased to announce the upcoming publication of a new journal, Hikama. The peer reviewed periodical will serve an academic and research community audience, as well as a broader circle of stakeholders hailing from the fields of governance, policymaking and management of public institutions. This includes state officials and civil society institutions whose area of interest is linked to public policy.
“Media and Democracy in the Arab World: The Future of Freedoms and Rights in the Digital Age”“Media and Democracy in the Arab World: The Future of Freedoms and Rights in the Digital Age”https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Fourth-Annual-Conference-of-Arab-Center-Washington-DC.aspx11/4/2019 9:00:00 PM On October 31, 2019, Arab Center Washington DC convened its fourth annual conference, titled “Media and Democracy in the Arab World Freedoms and Human Rights in the Digital Age,” to address the role of social media since the Arab Spring uprisings in 2010-2011. Coming as the Arab world experiences more protests in Lebanon and Iraq, which also followed others in Algeria and Sudan, the conference sought to address the importance of digital media in demanding political change, freedom of expression, and democracy. The conference also addressed the Arab governments’ attempts to further control the public space through more repression, curtailment of freedoms, limits on cyber-space, and widespread utilization of the digital media.
Omran 30 Now AvailableOmran 30 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue30-Published.aspx10/21/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS has published the 30th issue (Autumn 2019) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, dedicated to the social sciences.
The Iranian-US Crisis: Contexts and ImplicationsThe Iranian-US Crisis: Contexts and Implicationshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Iranian-US-Crisis-Contexts-and-Implications.aspx10/9/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies is holding a symposium in conjunction with the Qatar University Gulf Studies Center on Monday 14 October 2019 to discuss the Iranian-US crisis.
Tabayyun 30 Now AvailableTabayyun 30 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun30-Now-Available.aspx9/23/2019 9:00:00 PMThe 30th edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
Issue 39 of Siyasat Arabiya Now Available Issue 39 of Siyasat Arabiya Now Available https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasat-Arabiya39-Now-Available.aspx9/14/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS has published the 39th issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal Siyasat Arabiya, covering political sciences and international relations.
Issue 10 of Ostour PublishedIssue 10 of Ostour Publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Publication-of-the-tenth-issue-of-Ostour.aspx8/18/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS is pleased to announce the publication of the tenth issue of its biannual peer-reviewed journal Ostour.
Rescheduling of the Transitional Justice and Democratic Transition ConferenceRescheduling of the Transitional Justice and Democratic Transition Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Democracy-and-Transition-Conference2019-Postponed.aspx8/3/2019 9:00:00 PMThe ACRPS has announced a change to the date of its eighth annual Democratic Transition Conference, originally set to be held from 12-14 September, to 13-15 October 2019. This is to avoid clashing with the newly-announced presidential and parliamentary elections scheduled for the same period.
Arab Graduate Students Conference Deadline ExtendedArab Graduate Students Conference Deadline Extendedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Graduate-Students-Conference-Deadline-Extended.aspx7/30/2019 9:00:00 PM ​​The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies announces an extension for the deadline to submit papers for the second ACRPS Conference for Arab Graduate Students in Western Universities, to be held from March 28-30, 2020 in Doha, Qatar. Prospective participants now have until 9 September 2019 to submit proposals.
Tabayyun 29 Now AvailableTabayyun 29 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue29-Published.aspx7/28/2019 9:00:00 PM The 29th edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.
Almuntaqa 4 Now AvailableAlmuntaqa 4 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Almuntaqa-Issue4-Released.aspx7/15/2019 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has published the fourth instalment of Almuntaqa — the peer-reviewed English-language journal dedicated to the social sciences and humanities, successfully rounding off its first year of publication. The journal continues to offer a range of studies and reviews published by the center and translated for English speakers.
The 28th issue of Omran Explores the Gulf CitiesThe 28th issue of Omran Explores the Gulf Citieshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran28-Explores-the-Gulf-Cities.aspx7/2/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has published the 28th issue (Spring 2019) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, dedicated to the social sciences. This edition tackles "Hybrid Modernity in the Arab Gulf Questions of State and Society". It includes a collection of studies and book reviews that deal with the political, social and cultural transformations in the Arabian Gulf societies. The issue provides four reviews of recent books on the evolution of political systems and markets in the Gulf States and displays the paintings of Qatari artist Salman Al Malik.
Omran 28 Now AvailableOmran 28 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue28-Published.aspx6/12/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has published the 28th issue (Spring 2019) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, dedicated to the social sciences.
ACRPS Winter School ProgramACRPS Winter School Programhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Winter-School-Program-.aspx6/8/2019 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy studies announces the first Winter School program on the theme of Communitarianism, Sectarianism, and the State. The winter school program will be held January 4th to 14th, 2020, and is open to advanced graduate students (ABD) and early career researchers in the social sciences and humanities. Prospective applicants have until September 30th 2019 to apply.
37th Issue of Siyasat Arabiya Now Available37th Issue of Siyasat Arabiya Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasat-Arabiya37-Now-Available.aspx4/29/2019 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS has published the 37th issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed academic journal Siyasat Arabiya, covering political sciences and international relations.