‘A year to show what science can do and must do’ – latest from the International Year of Global Understanding

The International Year of Global Understanding (IYGU) 2016 was officially inaugurated in a public opening ceremony at the Volkshaus in Jena, Germany on the 2nd February. Prior to the Opening Ceremony, a press conference took place with representatives of TV, radio and print media. The opening keynote was delivered by Prof. Klaus Töpfer and welcome speeches were […]

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Intensive summer programme in Standard Arabic for students of Social Sciences and Humanities

PEASS, the Arabic program for Social Sciences of EGE Rabat, the first school of political science in Morocco, will launch an intensive summer programme (100 to 200 hours) in Standard Arabic in June/ July 2016. This intensive language programme is designed especially for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students enrolled in Social Sciences and Humanities, who wish to proceed with their […]

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Call for Papers: Rethinking Social Movements in the Digital Age: Activism, Dissent and Rebellion in the Post-Arab Spring

International Conference, Orient-Institut Beirut (OIB), Lebanon July 29, 2016 This call for papers aims to bring in contributions from scholars across disciplines and social media activists to shed light on the increasing role of the digital in mediating state-society relations, particularly during and after the Arab Spring revolts. Contributions can be theoretical in nature aimed at […]

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