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Colombian Academics to cooperate with Abu Lughod Institute for International Studies

Colombian Academics to cooperate with Abu Lughod Institute for International Studies

A delegation of Colombian academics and officials visited Birzeit University on February 11, 2019 and discussed channels of possible cooperation, focusing on international relations, post-conflict peace-building, and reconstruction studies. The cooperation will be in partnership with Externado University and Rosario University, two of the best […]

Professor Khaled Al-Hroub traces the impact of the British Mandate and the Oslo Accords on Palestinian statehood

Professor Khaled Al-Hroub traces the impact of the British Mandate and the Oslo Accords on Palestinian statehood

Khaled Al-Hroub, a professor of Middle Eastern studies at Northwestern University in Qatar, gave a lecture on the impact of colonial powers on Palestinian statehood, and the historic plan to delegitimize the Palestinian quest for independence, at Birzeit University on Thursday, October 4th 2018. See […]

Lecture by Ambassador of Japan to Jordan

Lecture by Ambassador of Japan to Jordan

The Ambassador of Japan to Jordan Hidenao Yanagi delivered a lecture at the University of Jordan titled: “Japanese Policy towards the Middle East including the Jordan-Japan Relations”. He addressed topics including Jordan’s importance in the region, Jordan – Japan relations, the conflict in Syria in […]

Lecture by senator Majali: “The role of political elites in Jordan” – University of Jordan

Lecture by senator Majali: “The role of political elites in Jordan” – University of Jordan

The Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of International Studies at the University of Jordan hosted Senator Hussein Hazza Al Majalito lecture on “The role of political elites in Jordan”. Al Majali underlined challenges facing Jordan as a result of the instability situations in […]

Scholars from the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment visit The University of Jordan

Scholars from the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment visit The University of Jordan

A team of scholars from the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment visited the Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II School of International Studies and met with its prof. Mohammed Al-Katatsheh. The scholars were interested in discussing how Jordan managed to preserve its stability despite all the […]

New paper by Karim Makdisi “Palestine and the Arab–Israeli Conflict: 100 Years of Regional Relevance and International Failure”

New paper by Karim Makdisi “Palestine and the Arab–Israeli Conflict: 100 Years of Regional Relevance and International Failure”

A new paper by Karim Makdisi and entitled “Palestine and the Arab–Israeli Conflict: 100 Years of Regional Relevance and International Failure” was published in MENARA Papers. “This paper asserts that the Arab–Israeli conflict, and in particular the question of Palestine, has been the major issue of […]

Book chapter co-authored by Dr. Gökay Özerim and Elif Çetin “Conseguenze della “crisi dei rifugiati” per la Turchia: nuove sfide in politica estera e interna?”

Book chapter co-authored by Dr. Gökay Özerim and Elif Çetin “Conseguenze della “crisi dei rifugiati” per la Turchia: nuove sfide in politica estera e interna?”

Book chapter co-authored by Gökay Özerim and Elif Çetin “Conseguenze della “crisi dei rifugiati” per la Turchia: nuove sfide in politica estera e interna?” in Valerio De Cesaris ve Emidio Diodato (ed.) Il confine mediterraneo: L’Europa di fronte agli sbarchi dei migranti, Carocci Editore. See the book […]

Abu-Lughod alumni & students present analyses on global & Arab political affairs

Abu-Lughod alumni & students present analyses on global & Arab political affairs

Graduates and students of the Master’s in International Studies Program, offered by the Ibrahim Abu-Lughod Institute of International Studies at Birzeit University, presented papers in which they analyzed political phenomena affecting the Arab countries and the world as a whole in a symposium organized by […]

SIRIUS first working paper titled “The politics of integration: adjusting to new lives in host societies” by Michelle Pace and Dogus Simsek

SIRIUS first working paper titled “The politics of integration: adjusting to new lives in host societies” by Michelle Pace and Dogus Simsek

SIRIUS first working paper titled “The politics of integration: adjusting to new lives in host societies” was published, authored by Michelle Pace (Roskilde University) and Dogus Simsek (Koç University). “The paper outlines the academic debates on the topic of migrant and refugee integration. Given the diversity of […]

New article by Daniela Huber: “The EU and 50 Years of Occupation: Resistant to or Complicit with Normalization?”

New article by Daniela Huber: “The EU and 50 Years of Occupation: Resistant to or Complicit with Normalization?”

“The EU and 50 Years of Occupation: Resistant to or Complicit with Normalization?”, by Daniela Huber, published in Middle East Critique. This article focuses on the role the EU has played in the normalization of the 50-year long Israeli occupation of the Palestinian Territory. Has […]