Syria: Six Years On- From Destruction to Reconstruction

Am European Centre for the Study of Extremism findet vom 5.-6. April 2017 eine Konferenz zum Thema ‚Syria: Six Years On- From Destruction to Reconstruction‚ statt. Der Call for Papers ist bis zum 6. März 2017 offen. Das Programm wird veröffentlicht, sobald es verfügbar ist.

 

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Jerusalem and Palestine in the midst of conflicting confessional and political interests. Aspects of a history of relations between East and West in the XIXth century

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Das Österreichische Historische Institut in Rom veranstaltet am 28. September 2016 einen Workshop zum Thema ‚Jerusalem and Palestine in the midst of conflicting confessional and political interests. Aspects of a history of relations between East and West in the XIXth century‚. Das Programm wird veröffentlicht, sobald es verfügbar ist.

A Player and not just a Payer? The work of German Political Foundations abroad with a special Focus on Israel and the Palestinian Territories

Brockhaus_and_Efron_Jewish_Encyclopedia_e12_247-1Am Historischen Institut der Ruhr-Universität Bochum findet vom 1.-3. Juni 2016 die Konferenz A Player and not just a Payer? The work of German Political Foundations abroad with a special Focus on Israel and the Palestinian Territories statt. Das Programm wird unter http://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/political-foundations/ veröffentlicht, sobald es verfügbar ist.

Security & Stability in the Mediterranean and the Middle East

Am 26.-28. Mai findet ein Workshop zu „Security & Stability in the Mediterranean and the Middle East“, organisiert vom Institute of International Economic Relations, statt.

Kernthemen (aus dem Call for Papers)

1. Security in the Mediterranean and the Broader Middle East: Problems and Prospects of the South

  • The unknown future of Syria
  • Iran and Turkey the Middle East: New challenges ahead
  • Perspectives on the Israeli –Palestinian conflict
  • State and Society in the Middle East: The challenge of the Arab Spring
  • Islam and democracy in Arab states
  • Economic security and change in the Middle East states
  • The United States and Russia as third actors in the Middle East and the Mediterranean
  • The International Political Economy of energy security in the Eastern Mediterranean.

2. Migration and Human Security in the Mediterranean and the Middle East

  • The political and economic consequences of the refugee crisis
  • Problems and prospects for migration in the Mediterranean region
  • Irregular migration, state security and human security in the Mediterranean
  • Migration, human security and foreign policy
  • EU Security and migration policies in the Mediterranean
  • Poverty as a major challenge to human security in the Mediterranean area
  • Human security and climate change in the Mediterranean
  • Parliamentary diplomacy in the Mediterranean: the case of Responsibility to Protect (R2P).

3. The present and future of Euro-Mediterranean relations

  • Development and evaluation for the Union for Mediterranean
  • Prospects of regional and sub- regional cooperation in the Mediterranean area
  • The Europeanisation process of Third Mediterranean Countries
  • The European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) five years since the beginning of the Arab Spring and its review
  • Normative Power Europe and the Mediterranean
  • Trade relations between Mediterranean EU countries and other Mediterranean states
  • The consequences of the economic crisis for the process of EU- Mediterranean relations
  • Cultural Dialogue in the Mediterranean and the role of the EU.“

Government and Politics of the Middle East and Arabic Language

An der SOAS findet vom 20. Juni – 21. Juli eine Summer School zum Thema Government and Politics of the Middle East and Arabic Languages statt. Es handelt sich um einen Einführungskurs in den Maghreb und Mashriq, einschließlich des Golf und der arabischen Halbinsel, sowie Israel, der Türkei und dem Iran und ihre Politik und Entwicklung seit dem Ende des ersten Weltkriegs. Zusätzlich finden Kurse für Arabisch und Persisch statt.

Outcast Voices: Reflections on the Marginalized, the Exiled and the Secondary in Classical and Modern Arabic Culture

Das Department of Arabic Language and Literature an der Universität von Haifa hält am 10.-12. Januar 2017 eine Konferenz mit dem Titel „Outcast Voices: Reflections on the Marginalized, the Exiled and the Secondary in Classical and Modern Arabic Culture“ ab. Der Call for Papers läuft bis zum 30. April 2016, ein Programm wird nachgereicht, sobald es verfügbar ist.

China and the Arabs

Im Arab Center for Research & Policy Studies findet vom 21.-22. Mai die Konferenz „China and the Arabs“ statt.

Thematische Panels

  • Historical and Cultural Aspects of Sino-Arab Relations, reciprocal stereotypes
  • Sino-Arab Relations during the Cold War
  • Sino-Arab Relations in Contemporary Global and Regional Contexts
  • Questions of Energy: Pipelines and Transit
  • The Belt and Road: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Chinese Relations with the United States and India on the World Stage: Repercussions for Arab Causes
  • Chinese Relations with Iran, Turkey, and Israel on the Regional Stage: Repercussions for Arab Causes