Events - Foundation Office Jordan
Modernity and its Political Discourse
The Future of the Book Industry in the Arab World
Conclusions from the Arab Human Development Report 2003
Two regional development reports have concluded that developmental challenges in the Arab World all converge in education and general culture. The seminar will assess the role the book industry can play.
Europe and the Middle East
Translating, Publishing, Distributing - Challenges to Cultural Exchange
The Role of Women in Politics - Experiences from Germany and Lebanon
Representations of the Mediterranean
The Mediterranean is not only geographical evidence; it is a symbolic territory. Twenty researchers and writers from ten countries met to re-think the Mediterranean as a source of common identity in Europe and the Middle East.
The Future of the Barcelona Process
Second Workshop of the Mediterranean Dialogue Forum
The Mediterranean Dialogue Forum aims at developping strategies and policies in order to improve dialogue and cooperation in the Mediterranean region. The seminar will focus on EU enlargement and the repercussions of the situation in Iraq.
New Media in the Arab World
Starting after the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait in 1990, satellite TV mushroomed throughout the Middle East. Channels such as Al-Jazeera, Abu Dhabi, Al-Arabiya, and LBC have challenged the state's monopoly over information and opinion.
Books for Baghdad
Raising Awareness and Funds for Education
In co-operation with the KAS Near East Regional Office, the Iraqi Observatory has published a report on the situation of libraries and universities in Baghdad. The action aims at improving the conditions of educational institutions.
Afghanistan and Iraq: A Better Future for Books!
The Situation of the Publishing Industry in Iraq
In cooperation with the Society for the Promotion of Literature from Africa, Asia, and Latin America at the Frankfurt Book Fair
Democracy and Media in Yemen
Since unification in 1990 Yemen has opted for democracy as a strategy of societal cohesion. The press has witnessed increasing freedom. The seminar aims at assessing achievements and identifiying current challenges.