ACRPS Wraps up Conference on Protracted Arab Civil WarsACRPS Wraps up Conference on Protracted Arab Civil Warshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Protracted-Arab-Civil-Wars-Conference-Day3-4.aspx9/13/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>Concluding the conference, Omar Ashour, Director of the Strategic Studies Unit at the ACRPS, thanked the participating researchers, attendees and organizers, as well as the professors on the Critical Security Studies Program at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. Ashour also noted that selected chapters of the papers presented in the conference will be published in an Arabic language book by the ACRPS and in English by a Western University publishing house. <br/></p>
The Second Day of the “Protracted Arab Civil Wars” Conference Discusses the Role of Women and Regional PowersThe Second Day of the “Protracted Arab Civil Wars” Conference Discusses the Role of Women and Regional Powershttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Protracted-Arab-Civil-Wars-Conference-Day2.aspx9/11/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The second day of the ACRPS Strategic Studies Unit conference, “Protracted Arab Civil Wars: Causes and Challenges,” launched this afternoon with a panel on “Women at (Civil) War”, chaired by the Doha Institute’s Executive Director of Administration and Finance Division, Mariam Al-Misnad. <br/></p>
ACRPS Launches Four Day Conference "Protracted Arab Civil Wars: Causes and Challenges"ACRPS Launches Four Day Conference "Protracted Arab Civil Wars: Causes and Challenges"https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Protracted-Arab-Civil-Wars-Conference-Day1.aspx9/10/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>Today, 11 September 2021, the ACRPS Strategic Studies Unit launched its third Conference on “Protracted Arab Civil Wars: Causes and Challenges”. The Conference is held remotely via the Zoom platform until 14 September 2021.<br/></p>
Tabayyun 37 Now AvailableTabayyun 37 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue37-Published.aspx9/5/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The 37th edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies. This Special Issue is on “Reading Wittgenstein in Arabic”.<br/></p>
Registration for the Strategic Studies Unit Conference is Now OpenRegistration for the Strategic Studies Unit Conference is Now Openhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Protracted-Arab-Civil-Wars-Conference-Announcement.aspx9/5/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Strategic Studies Unit of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) will hold its four day conference <strong>“Protracted Arab Civil Wars: Causes and Challenges”</strong> from 11-14 September 2021.<br/></p>
Institutions and Politics in Iran Conference ConcludesInstitutions and Politics in Iran Conference Concludeshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Conclusion-of-the-Iranian-Studies-Unit-Conference-on-Institutions-and-Politics-in-Iran.aspx8/21/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The third and final day of the ACRPS Iranian Studies Unit annual conference on “Institutions and Politics in Iran” held on 18 August 2021. The conference’s last two days, held via zoom, focused on the position of the presidency in Iran, the parliament, and the judiciary, as well as the importance of elections, the role of the IRGC, and the foreign policy establishment. The sessions were moderated by Mehran Kamrava, Head of the Iranian Studies Unit and Professor of Government at Georgetown University in Qatar.</p><br/>
Launch of Iranian Studies Unit Conference on Institutions and Politics in IranLaunch of Iranian Studies Unit Conference on Institutions and Politics in Iranhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Launch-of-Iranian-Studies-Unit-Conference-on-Institutions-and-Politics-in-Iran.aspx8/16/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Iranian Studies Unit conference on “Institutions and Politics in Iran” launched in Doha on Monday, 16 August 2021. The three-day conference features individual presentations delivered by scholars of Iran on the transformation of several institutions since the establishment of the Islamic Republic. Given the ongoing pandemic, the conference was held over the Zoom video conference platform.<br/></p>
Siyasat Arabiya 50 Now AvailableSiyasat Arabiya 50 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasat-Arabiya50-Now-Available.aspx8/10/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 50th issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal, <em>Siyasat Arabiya</em>.<br/></p>
Registration for the Iranian Studies Unit Conference Now OpenRegistration for the Iranian Studies Unit Conference Now Openhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Registration-for-the-Iranian-Studies-Unit-Conference-Now-Open.aspx8/9/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Iranian Studies Unit of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will hold its annual conference from 16-18 August 2021. This year’s conference will consider the topic of <em>Institutions and Politics in Iran</em>.<br/></p>
Issue 37 of Omran PublishedIssue 37 of Omran Publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue37-Published.aspx8/7/2021 9:00:00 PM<p> The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 37th issue (Summer 2021) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal <em>Omran</em>, dedicated to the social sciences. This edition contains the following studies: “The Arab State: A Historical Sociology Approach” by Adham Saouli & Raymond Hinnebusch; “State and Hegemony over Society: The Corporatist Authoritarian State and the Restrictions of Democratic Transition in Algeria” by Abdelkader Abelali; “Transformations of the Welfare State in Algeria: Social Policies on the Line of Economic and Development Crises” by Hami Hacene; “Bottom-up Urbanism and the Culture of Squatting: A Critical Assessment” by Nezar Alsayyad; “The Impact of Feminist Epistemology on the Production and Understanding of Sociological Knowledge in the Arab Region” by Rachid Benbih.<br/></p>
Issue49 of Siyasat Arabiya PublishedIssue49 of Siyasat Arabiya Publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Issue-49-of-Siyasat-Arabiya-Published.aspx6/26/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 49th issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal, Siyasat Arabiya.</p><br/>
The Afghan President Presents a Lecture on the Second Day of the Conference on Peace in Afghanistan.The Afghan President Presents a Lecture on the Second Day of the Conference on Peace in Afghanistan.https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Afghan-President-Presents-a-Lecture-on-the-Second-Day-of-the-Conference-on-Peace-in-Afghanistan.aspx6/22/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>H.E. Ashraf Ghani, President of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, and previously an established international peacebuilding expert, delivered the Distinguished Keynote Address on the second day of a three-day conference titled: “Looking to towards Peace in Afghanistan after the US-NATO Withdrawal", held by the Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies (CHS), in participation with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW),</p><br/>
The CHS and ACW launched the first day of the conference "Looking Towards Peace in Afghanistan after US-NATO Withdrawal”The CHS and ACW launched the first day of the conference "Looking Towards Peace in Afghanistan after US-NATO Withdrawal”https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/CHS-and-Arab-Center-Washington-DC-Hold-Academic-Conference-on-Peace-in-Afghanistan.aspx6/21/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Center for Conflict and Humanitarian Studies, in participation with the Arab Center Washington DC (ACW), launched the first of a three-day conference titled: “Looking to towards Peace in Afghanistan after the US-NATO Withdrawal.” The conference brings together leading experts on Afghanistan to discuss the most pressing debates related to the ongoing intra-Afghan peace process and what the prospects for peace may look like after the US-NATO military withdrawal this autumn. Given the exceptional circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic, the conference is taking place via Zoom video conference from 21-23 June 2021.<br/></p>
Call for Papers: Special Issue of Siyasat Arabiya on the State of Arab Political ScienceCall for Papers: Special Issue of Siyasat Arabiya on the State of Arab Political Sciencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Call-for-Papers-A-Special-Edition-of-Siyasat-Arabiya-on-the-State-of-Arab-World-Political-Science.aspx5/29/2021 9:00:00 PM<p><em>Siyasat Arabia</em> is now accepting research proposal submissions contributing to the journal’s upcoming <em>Special</em><em>Issue </em>on the <em>State of Arab Political Science,</em> which seeks to investigate and critically evaluate Arab political science “state of the art,” in the culture, and in the academy. The special issue aspires to spotlight this knowledge domain in epistemological evaluation, examining curricula and theoretical sources in the various subdivisions of international relations, comparative politics, political systems, and political thought.<br/></p>
The Arab Center Announces Postponement of the Eighth Annual Historical Studies ConferenceThe Arab Center Announces Postponement of the Eighth Annual Historical Studies Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Arab-Center-Postpones-its-8th-Annual-Historical-Studies-Conference.aspx5/18/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>In response to regional and international precautionary measures and travel restrictions amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and in the interests of public safety, the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has decided to postpone the Eighth Annual Historical Studies Conference “A Hundred Years of Jordan: Emergence, National Narrative and State Evolution” that had originally been scheduled 29-30 May 2021 in Amman until further notice. <br/></p>
Tabayyun 36 Now AvailableTabayyun 36 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue36-Published.aspx4/27/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The 36th edition of <em>Tabayyun</em> has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies.<br/></p>
Issue 48 of Siyasat Arabiya published Issue 48 of Siyasat Arabiya published https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasatarabiya-Issue48-Published.aspx4/10/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 48th issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal, <em>Siyasat Arabiya</em>. <br/></p>
Conclusion of Eighth Annual Social Sciences and Humanities ConferenceConclusion of Eighth Annual Social Sciences and Humanities Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/8th-Annual-Social-Sciences-and-Humanities-Conference-Concludes.aspx3/25/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The eighth annual ACRPS Social Sciences and Humanities Conference on “The Contemporary Arab State: Perception, Emergence, and Crisis” concluded 25 March 2021.<br/></p>
Eighth Annual Social Sciences and Humanities Conference ContinuesEighth Annual Social Sciences and Humanities Conference Continueshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Humanities-and-Social-Sciences-Conference-Continues.aspx3/23/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The eighth annual Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) Social Sciences and Humanities Conference continues 21-25 March 2021 on the topic “The Contemporary Arab State: Perception, Emergence, and Crisis”.<br/></p>
Eighth Annual Social Sciences and Humanities Conference Opens on the Contemporary Arab StateEighth Annual Social Sciences and Humanities Conference Opens on the Contemporary Arab Statehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/8th-Social-Sciences-and-Humanities-Conference-Opens-on-the-Topic-of-The-Contemporary-Arab-State.aspx3/21/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>On Sunday, 21 March 2021, the eighth annual Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) Social Sciences and Humanities Conference opened to examine “The Contemporary Arab State: Perception, Emergence, and Crisis”.<br/></p>
Azmi Bishara on Concepts of State-Nation-Regime at the Opening of the Social Sciences and Humanities ConferenceAzmi Bishara on Concepts of State-Nation-Regime at the Opening of the Social Sciences and Humanities Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Azmi-Bishara-on-Concepts-of-State-Nation-Regime-at-the-Opening-of-the-Social-Sciences-and-Humanities-Conference.aspx3/21/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>On Sunday, 21 March 2021, the eighth annual ACRPS Social Sciences and Humanities Conference began with a public lecture by ACRPS Director General and Chairman of the DI Board of Trustees, Azmi Bishara, addressing the topic “State, Nation, and Governance: Interconnection and Differentiation”.<br/></p>
Issue 13 of Ostour Published Issue 13 of Ostour Published https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Ostour-Issue13-Published.aspx3/10/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies are pleased to announce publication of the thirteenth issue of its biannual peer-reviewed journal, <em>Ostour</em>.<br/></p>
Tabayyun 35 Now AvailableTabayyun 35 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tabayyun-Issue35-Published.aspx3/8/2021 9:00:00 PMThe 35th edition of Tabayyun has been published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies. <br/>
Issue 47 of Siyasat Arabiya published Issue 47 of Siyasat Arabiya published https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Siyasatarabiya-Issue47-Published.aspx3/7/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published the 47th issue of the bimonthly peer-reviewed political science and international relations journal Siyasat Arabiya. <br/></p>
The ACRPS Has Published the 5th Volume of Istishraf The ACRPS Has Published the 5th Volume of Istishraf https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Istishraf5-Now-Available.aspx2/10/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies have published their fifth annual journal,<em> Istishraf</em>.<br/></p>
Omran Issue 35 publishedOmran Issue 35 publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Issue35-Published.aspx2/7/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The ACRPS has published the 35th issue (Winter 2021) of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal <em>Omran</em>, dedicated to the social sciences.<br/></p>
Arab Center Washington DC Launch of "Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead"Arab Center Washington DC Launch of "Biden and The Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead"https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Biden-and-The-Middle-East-A-Challenging-Road-Ahead.aspx2/6/2021 9:00:00 PMArab Center Washington DC (ACW) is pleased to announce the publication of <em>Biden and the Middle East: A Challenging Road Ahead</em>.<br/>
ACRPS Journal Editorial Boards Hold Annual MeetingACRPS Journal Editorial Boards Hold Annual Meetinghttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Annual-Meeting-of-Editorial-Boards-of-the-ACRPS-Journals.aspx2/6/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>On Saturday, 6 February 2021, the ACRPS academic journal editorial boards held their annual meeting under the chairmanship of Azmi Bishara, Director General of the Arab Center. <br/></p>
Iranian Studies Unit Launch of "Iran and Saudi Arabia: Taming a Chaotic Conflict"Iranian Studies Unit Launch of "Iran and Saudi Arabia: Taming a Chaotic Conflict"https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Iranian-Studies-Unit-Launch-of-Iran-and-Saudi-Arabia-Taming-a-Chaotic-Conflict.aspx2/1/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies’ Iranian Studies Unit in Doha hosted Ibrahim Fraihat Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Professor in International Conflict Resolution at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies on 28 January 2021 for the launch of his book <em>Iran and Saudi Arabia: Taming a Chaotic Conflict</em>. The event was chaired by Mehran Kamrava, head of the unit and Professor of Government at Georgetown University in Qatar. </p> <br/>
The Arab Center - Paris Branch’s Third Annual Conference: Populism in the Arab World and Europe ComparedThe Arab Center - Paris Branch’s Third Annual Conference: Populism in the Arab World and Europe Comparedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Paris-3rd-Annual-Conference-Discusses-Populism-Comparative-Contexts-Arab-world-and-Europe.aspx2/1/2021 9:00:00 PM<p>The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies’ Paris Branch convened its Third Annual Conference Friday 29 January 2021 to take up the issue of populism in Europe and the Arab world. Given the exceptional circumstances of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year’s event took place in video conference with the participation of Arab and French experts on the subject. The opening session took place as a discussion of “Populism and its Transformations” featuring addresses by Dr. Azmi Bishara, General Director of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, Professor Bertrand Badie of the Paris Institute of Political Science, and Professor Pierre Rosanvallon of Collège de France in Paris. Four conference sessions followed, continuing through the day, to conclude in a panoramic historical overview of the issue of populism.</p> <br/>
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>