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Expert conference

Medien in der neuen globalen Ordnung: Medien, Wirtschaft und Entwicklung

Gemeinsam mit dem United Nations University–International Institute for Leadership (UNU-ILI) organisiert die KAS eine Konferenz zum Thema "Medien in der neuen globalen Ordnung: Medien, Wirtschaft und Entwicklung" vom 15. bis 20.März 2008 in Amman.

Expert conference

Migration in the Middle East

The Social Impact of Globalization

While the Middle East is widely perceived as a region of emigration, it has become over the last years also one of immigration, in particular from Asia and Africa. The seminar will assess the situation and give policy recommendations.

Seminar

Modernity and Educational Institutions of Islam

Modernity and Islam in the Near East - Second Workshop

Social change in Muslim countries is not only linked to economic development; culture and religion are equally important. The seminar explores the role of academic institutions for future-oriented curricula.

Seminar

Modernity and Islam

New Approaches in Koranic Studies

After field studies in Yemen and reviewing early Koranic manuscripts kept in Sanaa and Tarim, this seminar will explore the ways of establishing a historical-critical edition of the holy book of Islam.

Book presentation

Modernity and its Political Discourse

Book Presentation

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Expert conference

Modernity and Koranic Studies

Modernity and Islam in the Near East

Modernity requires re-reading and re-interpreting Islam's holy book. The seminar will assess trends in Koranic Studies and requirements for establishing a historical-critical version of the text, of which Yemen holds invaluable early manuscripts.

Expert conference

Modernity and Koranic Studies

Modernity and Islam in the Near East

A modern interpretation of the Koran require that its text be put into a historical frame. Early manuscripts of Islam's holy book preserved in Tarim are important sources. The seminar will train staff of the Tarim Library in conservation techniques.

Expert conference

New Media and Change in the Arab World

Internationale Konferenz zur Rolle der Neuen Medien in der arabischen Welt

Die Medien im arabischen Raum wandeln sich. Das informationsmonopol der Regierung ist gebrochen. Neue Chancen enstehen fuer die politische Kultur mit Auswirkung auf die innenpolitischen Verhaeltnisse der arabischen Laender.

Seminar

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.

Seminar

Reformist Thinking in the Muslim World

Roundtable with innovative Muslim Intellectuals

Fundamental texts of religions do not speak for themselves. They are translated according to present time by theologians and intellectuals in any generations. The seminar will start a collection of reformist ideas and invite for dialogue.

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment:The Upcoming Scenarios

Conference report

High-ranking international and Jordanian experts, researchers, officials, decision-makers and former Jordanian ministers were all invited to participate in the third annual conference, partnered with Al-Quds Centre for Political Studies, titled, ‘Jordan in a Changing Regional and International Environment-The Upcoming Scenarios”. This is to share their expert opinions, and analysis on the current political events taking place in the region, and how it directly (and indirectly) affects Jordan. This conference intended to address the changing regional and international environment through a Jordanian lens, and how these changing regional dynamics will impact Jordan in the future. It took place in Amman in February 2020.

Jordan in a Changing Regional Environment

Regional Conference

Jordan is located in a turbulent regional environment. It is situated at the center of several crises that came into existence or were exacerbated after the uprisings of the so-called “Arab spring”. In this context, KAS Jordan Office organized together with Al-Quds Center for Political Studies a regional conference from 04 to 06 November 2017 in Amman. This conference analyzed Jordan’s internal and external security threats, its position and interests in the region as well as the impact of current regional developments on the country.

Meeting with HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal

KAS Saxony in Amman

In the course of a study tour conducted by Dr. Klose, representative for KAS Saxony, a meeting with several high-ranking politicians took place.

Opening of the German week: KAS presents the “Wahl-o-Mat”

EVENT REPORT

Opening of the German Week at the Jordan Museum

Welcome reception of Dr. Annette Ranko

EVENT REPORT

New Resident Representative hosts welcome reception

Dialogue program for politically engaged youth from Jordan in Berlin from the 9th to 15th of July 2017

Civil Society Program KAS Jordan

Security challenges in the Middle East

Jordanian Military at KAS

On 30 March 2017, the Royal Jordanian National Defense College (RJNDC) visited the headquarters of Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation in Berlin, as part of a visiting programme to Germany in the context of their Officers’ training in cooperation with the German Federal Ministry of Defence.

T20 Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM)in Amman

Leading up to this year’s G20 Hamburg Summit, Task Force on Forced Migration (TFFM) meetings have been held in Berlin and Amman. They seek to develop evidence-based policy advice and solutions for the current refugee situation, especially in terms of robust funding, distribution, education, and labour market integration. Following the framework of other TFFM, an Outreach Event was hosted in Amman (Jordan) from the 14th to the 16th of February 2017. Representatives from both the Jordan and Syria/Iraq offices of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung participated in this session.

Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with International Organizations

On 27 February 2017, the Ministry of Social Development and KAS Jordan Office held a pilot workshop entitled, “Policy Mechanisms of Ministries Working with Foreign Organizations” to communicate best practice examples of registration, residency and work permit procedures for employees, and foreign funding applications, with the benefit of less obstructive bureaucracy as a consequence. The session helped close the procedural knowledge gap.

Merkel's Dilemma – Refugees and the Rise of the European Populists

AN EXPERT DIALOGUE ON THE SOCIO-POLITICAL CHALLENGES OF MIGRATION

The Regional Office Gulf States and the Jordan Office jointly organised an expert talk with TV presenter and journalist Mr Ali Aslan on Germany's refugee policy, the rise of European populist parties and the future of the European Union.