The Arab Center responds to AFP and requests an apologyThe Arab Center responds to AFP and requests an apologyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/The-Arab-Center-Exercises-Right-of-Replay-toward-France-Presse-and-Asks-for-an-Apology.aspx6/6/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies was shocked by an article carried by the Agence France Press (AFP) news agency and published on 5 June. The center has responded to "Azmi Bishara, from Knesset black sheep to Qatar insider," replete with a string of falsehoods, seriously misrepresenting both the ACRPS as well as its Director, Dr. Azmi Bishara, requesting an apology.
Call for Papers for IstishrafCall for Papers for Istishrafhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Critiques-Israeli-Forecasting.aspx6/5/2018 9:00:00 PM
The Arab Center launches its first English-language journal The Arab Center launches its first English-language journalhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Almontaqa-Journal-Issue1-released.aspx6/3/2018 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies has published its first English-language journal, adding to several peer reviewed Arabic language academic journals, covering topics within the social sciences and humanities. On May 26, 2018, the ACPSR released AlMuntaqa, bringing Arab research closer to a global scholarly audience. Readers in the English-speaking world will be able to access publications from the largest and widest ranging existing network of Arab social scientists, translated into English for ease of access. AlMuntaqa will feature a selection of interdisciplinary articles that reflect the most pressing issues in the Arab world, complementing the ACRPS's other peer-reviewed journals, Siyasat Arabiya (Political Science), Omran (Sociology), Ostour (Historical Studies), and Tabayyun (Philosophy and Cultural Studies).
Panel discussion on the 2018/2017 results in BeirutPanel discussion on the 2018/2017 results in Beiruthttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Beirut-Arab-Index-2017-2018-Results-Presentation.aspx5/27/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Beirut Branch on Monday, 28 May 2018 organized a seminar to discuss the results of the Arab Opinion Index 2017-1018 prepared by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies under the supervision of Dr. Mohammad Almasry.
Call for Papers for a Special Edition of Omran Call for Papers for a Special Edition of Omran https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran-Call-for-Papers-Special-Issue-on-Social-Transformations-in-the-Arabian-Gulf.aspx5/14/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Omran Social Sciences Journal invites researchers and interested writers to submit academic research papers in a special issue entitled "Current Social Transformations in the Arabian Gulf".
The third and final day of the ACRPS Fifth Historical Studies Conference closes in DohaThe third and final day of the ACRPS Fifth Historical Studies Conference closes in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Nakba-Conference-Third-Day.aspx5/13/2018 9:00:00 PM The third and final day of the ACRPS Fifth Historical Studies Conference, Seventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba Memory and History, closed in Doha today, 14 May 2018. The day's events focused on research projects about the Palestinian diaspora, the Palestinian cause in the Arab Opinion Index, and the Ostour Symposium marking 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, which served to provide historical assessments of the context and implications of the fateful document.
A Critique of Israeli approaches to the Nakba and Palestine in official Arab school curriculaA Critique of Israeli approaches to the Nakba and Palestine in official Arab school curriculahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Nakba-Conference-DayTwo.aspx5/12/2018 9:00:00 PM The second day of the Arab Center's Fifth Annual Historical Studies Conference, Seventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba Memory and History closed in Doha today, 13 May 2018. The day's events included two panels and two workshops devoted to Palestine in Arab school curricula.
Seventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba: Memory and HistorySeventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba: Memory and Historyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Azmi-Bishara-Lecture-Nakba-Conference-FullText.aspx5/12/2018 9:00:00 PM Arab intellectual Dr. Azmi Bishara presented a lecture on The Future and Trajectory of the Palestinian Cause in Light of Current Circumstances, at the Fifth Historical Studies Conference, "Seventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba Memory and History", held by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Doha on Saturday 12 May 2018.
Seventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba: Memory and HistorySeventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba: Memory and Historyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Nakba-Conference-Day-One.aspx5/11/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Fifth Historical Studies Conference, Seventy Years since the Palestinian Nakba Memory and History, opened at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) in Doha, 12 May 2018. The meeting brought together scholars from around the world to discuss the historiography and memory of the Nakba on its 70th anniversary.
Seventy years Since the Nakba: the Fate and Future of the Palestinian CauseSeventy years Since the Nakba: the Fate and Future of the Palestinian Causehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Azmi-Bishara-Lecture-Nakba-Conference-Invitation.aspx5/9/2018 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies cordially invites you to attend a lecture by Azmi Bishara, Seventy years Since the Nakba the Fate and Future of the Palestinian Cause
The 2017-2018 Arab Opinion Index: Main Results in BriefThe 2017-2018 Arab Opinion Index: Main Results in Briefhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Releases-Arab-Index-2017-2018.aspx5/8/2018 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies announced in Doha today the results of the 2017/2018 Arab Opinion Index. The survey covered 11 Arab countries Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Palestine, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
The ACRPS to announce the results of the Arab Opinion Index 2017/18 this WednesdayThe ACRPS to announce the results of the Arab Opinion Index 2017/18 this Wednesdayhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Index-2017-2018-Release-Conference-Announcement.aspx5/6/2018 9:00:00 PM The ACRPS will publish the 2017-2018 results of the annual Arab Opinion Index on Wednesday 9 May, at a press conference held by the Arab Opinion Index Unit at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Doha.
Seventy years Since the Palestinian Nakba: Memory and History Seventy years Since the Palestinian Nakba: Memory and Historyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Nakba-Conference-Invitation.aspx5/6/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies cordially invites you to attend the Fifth Historical Studies Conference, Seventy years Since the Palestinian Nakba Memory and History. The conference will take place on 12-14 May 2018 at the ACRPS premises in Doha
Indo-Arab Relations: The Evolving Dynamics with a Rising PowerIndo-Arab Relations: The Evolving Dynamics with a Rising Powerhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Indo-Arab-Relations-Conference-Day-Two.aspx5/5/2018 9:00:00 PMThe second day of the Arab Center conference focusing on Indo-Arab Relations, on May 6, 2018, marked its conclusion in Doha. The sessions today centered on the nature of Indo-Arab relations and their transformations, following changes in Indian foreign policy towards the Middle East, and Palestine in particular. They also addressed the strategic, military, economic and geopolitical contexts of these relations in light of the rapid changes in the global system.
Indo-Arab Relations: The Evolving Dynamics with a Rising PowerIndo-Arab Relations: The Evolving Dynamics with a Rising Powerhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Indo-Arab-Relations-Conference-Day-One.aspx5/4/2018 9:00:00 PM "Indo-Arab Relations The Evolving Dynamics with a Rising Power," opened in Doha on May 5, 2018. The conference, in which many international experts are participating, is organised by the Arab Center as part of its annual Arabs and the World Series.
The Arabs and India The Arabs and India https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Indo-Arab-Relations-Conference-Invitation.aspx5/1/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will host a two-day conference on the history and future prospects of the multi-faceted relations between the Arab region and the Indian Subcontinent. Held on May 5-6, 2018, the meeting will be open to the public.
The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies to Explore Indo-Arab RelationsThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies to Explore Indo-Arab Relationshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Center-Conference-on-Indo-Arab-Relations.aspx4/29/2018 9:00:00 PM A two-day conference at the ACRPS offices in Doha, Qatar will explore the centuries-old relationship between Arab civilization and the Indian Subcontinent as well as the future prospects of Indo-Arab relations. ​
Jordanian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Presents a Lecture at the Doha Institute for Graduate StudiesJordanian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Presents a Lecture at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studieshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Lecture-by-Minister-of-Higher-Education-of-Jordan.aspx4/29/2018 9:00:00 PM ​The Doha Institute for Graduate Studies hosted the Jordanian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research,Jordanian Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Professor Adel Tweissi on 29 April 2018, who gave a lecture on higher education in Jordan, and its path towards globalism. The lecture was attended by Dr. Mohammed Abdul Wahed Ali Al Hammadi, Minister of Education and Higher Education in Qatar, Dr. Azmi Bishara, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Institute, as well as many academics, professors and students.
Marking the 70th Anniversary of The Palestinian Nakba Marking the 70th Anniversary of The Palestinian Nakba https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Fifth-Annual-Academic-Conference-History-Approaches-Palestinian-Nakba.aspx4/24/2018 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will devote its fifth Annual Conference of Historical Studies to the Palestinian Nakba. Held between 12 and 14 May, 2018 in Doha, the meeting is also intended to mark the 70th anniversary of the dispossession of the Palestinian people in a rigorous academic setting.
Fifth Annual Gulf Studies Forum Fifth Annual Gulf Studies Forum https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Call-for-Papers-for-the-Fifth-Gulf-Forum.aspx4/16/2018 9:00:00 PMThe fifth annual Gulf Studies Forum will be held between 1-3 December, 2018 in Doha, Qatar. In keeping with tradition at the ACRPS, the Forum will be devoted to two themes, studied in parallel. The first will concentrate on social transformations in the Gulf states and the complexities of identity and values. A second, parallel set of panel discussions will be devoted to studying the US-Gulf relationship.
Tabayyun 24 PublishedTabayyun 24 Publishedhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/tabayyun_24_Printed.aspx4/11/2018 9:00:00 PM Tabayyun 24 Published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies
The Syrian Revolution, What Went Wrong? The Syrian Revolution, What Went Wrong? https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Conclusion-Academic-Symposium-Syrian-Revolution-What-Happened-and-Why.aspx4/7/2018 9:00:00 PMThe second and final day of a two-day academic symposium organized by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies was concluded on Saturday, 7 April 2018. Speakers on the second group of panels offered analyses of how the course of the revolution, which became increasingly militarized and devolved into a civil war, shaped the internal dynamics of the actors party to it—the regime, opposition forces and Islamists.
Wither the Syrian Revolution? Wither the Syrian Revolution? https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Academic-Symposium-The-Syrian-Revolution-Seven-Years-What-Went-Wrong.aspx4/6/2018 9:00:00 PM A two-day academic conference on the ongoing situation in Syria (“The Syrian Revolution Seven Years on, What Went Wrong,?”), hosted by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, opened in Doha, Qatar on Saturday, 7 April 2018. The meeting was scheduled to mark seven years since the Syrian revolution; and provided an opportunity for 26 scholars to share their evaluations of the various factors, which contributed to the stalling of revolutionary change in the country.
Working in Arab Academia: the Promise and the ChallengesWorking in Arab Academia: the Promise and the Challengeshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Third-Day.aspx3/25/2018 9:00:00 PM ​The third and final day of the ACRPS’ Arab Graduate Student Conference was held on Monday, 26 March. More than 80 Arab graduate students based in Western universities took part in the first-of-its-kind conference. The final day began with a panel of Doha-based academics offering their assessment of the challenges and difficulties facing Arab academia. Moderated by ACRPS Researcher Dana El-Kurd, the panel offered insights from Arab academics who had studied in Western universities, and how they viewed their place in Arab academic institutions.
Arab Graduate Students Learn about the ACRPSArab Graduate Students Learn about the ACRPShttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Graduate-Students-Conference-SecondDay.aspx3/24/2018 9:00:00 PM
Launch of the Arab Graduate Student ConferenceLaunch of the Arab Graduate Student Conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab-Graduate-Students-Conference-Opening.aspx3/23/2018 9:00:00 PMThe "Arab Graduate Student Conference" conference, which is being held by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Doha, was launched on Saturday 24 March 2018. The academic committee received 250 research proposals, of which 83 were accepted, arriving from more than 40 Western Universities in Europe, Australia, Canada and the United States of America, in various specializations in the social sciences and humanities. In the opening remarks, Dr. Dana El Kurd, a researcher at the ACRPS, announced that this academic meeting is a further step towards achieving the ACRPS mission to promote methodological academic research, based on an intellectual renaissance vision committed to the issues affecting the Arab nation.
"A Sociological Reading of the Transitions in the Arab World""A Sociological Reading of the Transitions in the Arab World"https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Academic-Symposium-on-Sociological-Reading-of-Transformations-in-the-Arab-World.aspx3/19/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies in Beirut will hold a roundtable discussion on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, in which a number of researchers and specialists will participate on the topic "A Sociological Reading of Transitions in the Arab World".
83 PhD students will be presenting the latest research at an academic conference 83 PhD students will be presenting the latest research at an academic conferencehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/83-Researcher-participate-in-Arab-Doctoral-Students-Based-in-the-West.aspx3/18/2018 9:00:00 PM On March 24-26 2018, The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will hold its Arab Graduate Student Conference, on their campus in Doha. The three day conference will start at 9 am on Saturday March 24, and will close at 4 pm on the 26th. The Academic Committee selected the participants from over 250 applications, taking into account the diversity of their research topics. Finally, the conference will have 40 specialized professors as discussants to provide feedback on these papers.
ACRPS Board of Directors Holds its Regular MeetingACRPS Board of Directors Holds its Regular Meetinghttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Fifteenth-ACRPS-Board-Meeting.aspx3/12/2018 9:00:00 PM The fifteenth regular meeting of the Board of Directors of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies was held on Saturday, 10 March 2018.
Ostour 7 Now AvailableOstour 7 Now Availablehttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Ostour-Issue7-Release.aspx3/7/2018 9:00:00 PMThe seventh issue of Ostour, the ACRPS bi-annual journal devoted to the academic study of history and historiography was published in March, 2018.
Siyasat Arabiya 30 Now Available Siyasat Arabiya 30 Now Available https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/SiyasatArabia-Issue30-Printed.aspx2/27/2018 9:00:00 PM Issue 30 of Siyasat Arabiya, the bi-monthly Political Science and International Relations journal, published by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies is now available.
ACRPS Academic Symposium on the Legal Status and Political Significance of JerusalemACRPS Academic Symposium on the Legal Status and Political Significance of Jerusalemhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Academic-Symposium-Jerusalem-Embassy-Alquds-Legal-and-Political-Status.aspx2/23/2018 9:00:00 PM ​Doha's Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies hosted a one-day academic symposium on the legal and political significance of the decision by the Trump White House to move its Embassy to Israel to Jerusalem on Saturday, 24 February. Although the workshop was motivated by the US announcement in December of last year that it would move its embassy to Israel to Jerusalem, it allowed a select group of scholars the opportunity to discuss a wider pattern of Israeli expansionism, and particularly as it affected the city of Jerusalem. The participants also chose to explore the avenues available for Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation. This was especially relevant given the recent triumph of Jerusalemites' civil disobedience in dismantling electronic checkpoints set up outside the Al-Aqsa compound, which would have prevented Muslim Palestinians from worshipping at the site.
An ACRPS Academic Symposium on the Legal Status and Political Significance of JerusalemAn ACRPS Academic Symposium on the Legal Status and Political Significance of Jerusalemhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Academic-Symposium-Jerusalem-Embassy-Move.aspx2/17/2018 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies will convene a one-day academic symposium open to the public and devoted to studying the political significance and legal status of the occupied city of Jerusalem.
ACRPS Lecture on Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle EastACRPS Lecture on Russian Foreign Policy in the Middle Easthttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/ACRPS-Lecture-on-Russian-Foreign-Policy-in-the-Middle-East.aspx2/5/2018 9:00:00 PM Ruslan Kurbanov, senior fellow at the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences, was a guest speaker at the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies on Monday, 5 February, 2018. Kurbanov addressed the question of Russian Muslim communities and their attitudes towards Russian foreign policy in the Arab region.
Omran 23 Main Topics: Historical Sociology and PatriarchyOmran 23 Main Topics: Historical Sociology and Patriarchyhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran23_Table_of_Contents_Overview.aspx1/27/2018 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) has published the twenty third issue of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, a journal dedicated to the social sciences and humanities. The Winter 2018 edition includes three readings in Historical Sociology on sectarianism and authoritarianism, two studies on patriarchy, as well as discussions on the latest topics and books. Also featured in this issue of Omran are selected paintings by the Palestinian artist Bashar Alhroub, from his project Silent Screen (2015). Renowned for his use of visual paradox, bright colors and dark humor to raise issues through art, Alhroub deals with history, politics, media, and the human condition as artistic entry points into the fate of the human soul and its suffering.
Trumpism as a Political Philosophy: an ACRPS SeminarTrumpism as a Political Philosophy: an ACRPS Seminarhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Cherkaoui_Seminar_Trumpism_and_Impact_on_International_Relations.aspx1/23/2018 9:00:00 PM Mohammed Cherkaoui, a scholar of international peace-building and conflict resolution based in Washington, DC, was the guest speaker at the ACRPS' weekly seminar on Wednesday, 24 January, 2018. Cherkaoui, who teaches at George Mason University, will present a talk titled "Trumpism as a Political Philosophy its Impact on Contemporary International Relations".
Omran - Issue 23Omran - Issue 23https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Omran_Issue23_Printed.aspx1/21/2018 9:00:00 PM The Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS) has published the twenty third issue of its quarterly peer-reviewed journal Omran, a journal dedicated to the social sciences and humanities.
ACRPS Seminar Marks Seven Years of the Tunisian RevolutionACRPS Seminar Marks Seven Years of the Tunisian Revolutionhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tunisian_Revolution_Seven_Years_After.aspx1/10/2018 9:00:00 PMThe weekly seminar of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies on Wednesday, 10 January 2018 was devoted to studying the post-Arab Spring political transition in Tunisia. The meeting, titled “The Transition to Democracy in Tunisia Seven Years since the Arab Spring,” was timed to coincide with the 14 January anniversary of the “Jasmine Revolution” which toppled long-time dictator Zeinelabidine Ben-Ali. The meeting was moderated by Abdelfattah Mady, the Coordinator of the ACRPS program for the study of the Arab democratic transition; three separate authors presented their work. ​
An ACRPS Seminar Takes in the Iran ProtestsAn ACRPS Seminar Takes in the Iran Protestshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Protests_in_Iran_Seminar.aspx1/3/2018 9:00:00 PMThe ACRPS weekly seminar held on Wednesday, 3 January 2018 was devoted to the Iranian protest movement which coincided with the New Year. Addressing the seminar, which was the focus of enthusiastic public interest across Doha, were noted Iran experts Mahjub Zweiri (Qatar University) and Hamid Dabashi (Columbia University in New York and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies).
ACRPS Seminar on the January 2018 Iran ProtestsACRPS Seminar on the January 2018 Iran Protestshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/A_public_invitation_to_attend_a_seminar_on_the_protests_in_Iran.aspx12/31/2017 9:00:00 PM​The ACRPS weekly seminar on Wednesday, January 3 2018 will be devoted to an exploration of the widespread protests across Iranian cities. Speakers at the event, titled "The Protests in Iran Background and Prospects" include the Doha Institute's Hamid Dabashi and Mahjub Zweiri of Qatar University.
Siyasat Arabiya 29 Published Siyasat Arabiya 29 Published https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/SiyasatArabia_Issue29_Printed.aspx12/24/2017 9:00:00 PM The 29th edition of Siyasat Arabiya, the ACRPS’ journal devoted to the study of political science, international affairs and strategic studies was published in December, 2017. Research papers carried in this latest edition include
The ACRPS hosts a Seminar on the Self-Taught Intellectual and the Formation of Salafist Puritanism in MoroccoThe ACRPS hosts a Seminar on the Self-Taught Intellectual and the Formation of Salafist Puritanism in Moroccohttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Tozy_Autodidactic_Puritanical_Salafism.aspx12/24/2017 9:00:00 PMThe Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies hosted Moroccan scholar Muhammad Al-Touzi for a lecture on “The Self-Taught Intellectual and the Formation of Salafist Puritanism” as part of its on-going Seminar Program, on December 20, 2017.
ACRPS Seminar Explores the "Cultural Dimensions" of the 2017 Gulf CrisisACRPS Seminar Explores the "Cultural Dimensions" of the 2017 Gulf Crisishttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab_Center_Seminar_discusses_the_cultural_dimension_of_the_Gulf_crisis.aspx12/20/2017 9:00:00 PM Zoheir Al Mokh, an Iraqi international relations expert, was the guest speaker at the ACRPS weekly academic seminar on Wednesday, 20 December. Al Mokh’s presentation focused on the “Cultural Dimension of the Gulf Crisis”.
The Weekly Seminar Discusses "The Effect of the Palestinian Authority on Political Engagement"The Weekly Seminar Discusses "The Effect of the Palestinian Authority on Political Engagement"https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Seminar_Palestinian_Authorety_Curb_Protests.aspx12/12/2017 9:00:00 PM The Weekly ACRPS seminar was devoted, on Wednesday December 13 to the study "De-mobilizing a Mobilized Society The Effect of the Palestinian Authority on Political Engagement", undertaken by Dr. Dana El Kurd, who this year obtained her PhD from the University of Texas.
Barout's History of Late Medieval Kessrouan Takes Center Stage at Beirut Book FairBarout's History of Late Medieval Kessrouan Takes Center Stage at Beirut Book Fairhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Kesrawan_Book_Debate_in_Beirut_BookFair.aspx12/6/2017 9:00:00 PMA recent book by ACRPS Researcher Jamal Barout was the focus of attention during a special session of the Sixty-Sixth Beirut Annual Book Fair, on Wednesday, 6 December. Barout was in the Lebanese capital to discuss his book Kessrouan Campaigns published earlier in the year by the ACRPS.
Arabic Terminology in the Social Sciences: the Challenges Arabic Terminology in the Social Sciences: the Challenges https://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Arab_Language_Inernational_Day_Celebration_Invitation.aspx12/4/2017 9:00:00 PM ​The modernization of the Arab academy rests on the availability of a reliable and complete system of terminology for the scholars to rely on. This one-day workshop in Doha will explore the challenges inherent in creating a reliable glossary of social sciences terms in Arabic.
The Fourth Annual Gulf Studies Forum Closes in DohaThe Fourth Annual Gulf Studies Forum Closes in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Fourth_Gulf_Forum_LastDay.aspx12/3/2017 9:00:00 PM The fourth instalment of the Annual Gulf Studies Forum, organised by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, and held at the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies, closed on Monday, December 4 . The panels were divided into two parallel tracks, one devoted to the challenges of Gulf integration and its future in the light of the current Gulf crisis, the other to the role of social media in the Gulf crisis and its impact on the Gulf media.
Qatar Deputy Prime Minister Addresses the 2017 Gulf Studies ForumQatar Deputy Prime Minister Addresses the 2017 Gulf Studies Forumhttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Qatari_Foreign_Affairs_Minister_Adresses_4th_Gulf_Forum.aspx12/2/2017 9:00:00 PMHis Excellency Sheikh Mohammad Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Qatar, was the guest of honor and the main keynote speaker at the 2017 Gulf Studies Forum. Sheikh Mohammad's address, delivered to a special session of the Forum on the evening of Sunday, 3 December was titled "The Gulf Crisis in Regional Context" and was an opportunity for the statesman to address the possibilities of success for the upcoming GCC Summit due to take place in Kuwait on 5-6 December, 2017. The summit in Kuwait is intended to find a way out of the crisis in intra-Gulf relations which was crippled collective decision-making in the GCC since June of this year, and in which three other members of the GCC imposed an embargo on Doha.
Second Day of Meeting Continues to Highlight Questions of Social Media, International RelationsSecond Day of Meeting Continues to Highlight Questions of Social Media, International Relationshttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Fourth_Gulf_Forum_Day2.aspx12/2/2017 9:00:00 PMSunday, 3 December was the second day of the 2017 Gulf Studies Forum, the fourth in an annual series of academic conferences hosted by the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies and which has become the leading venue of academic discussion on issues pertaining to the GCC and its member states. The panels within the Forum are generally divided into two parallel streams of panels, the first of which is always devoted to the international relations of the Gulf countries, while the second theme is given over to a distinct topical theme each year. This year, with the Gulf Studies Forum taking place in the midst of an unprecedented crisis in intra-Gulf relations, the second set of panels was devoted to media and communications, which have played a role in driving a wedge between Qatar and its neighbors.
The Gulf Crisis: Regional and International Contexts and the Role of the Media opens in DohaThe Gulf Crisis: Regional and International Contexts and the Role of the Media opens in Dohahttps://www.dohainstitute.org/en/News/Pages/Fourth_Gulf_Forum_FirstDay.aspx12/1/2017 9:00:00 PMThe fourth annual Gulf Studies Forum opened on Saturday, December 2 in Doha. The yearly gathering has become one of the most important events on the calendar not only for the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, which hosts it, but for the worldwide community of scholars of the Gulf states and their societies. This year’s conference had the added significance of being devoted to the theme of “The Gulf Crisis Regional and International Contexts and the Role of the Media,” with the discussions focusing inevitably on the crisis which has gripped intra-Gulf relations since mid-2017.