Visions, Challenges and Expectations

Tishreen Women and the 2021 Iraqi Elections

Iraq's Tishreen women played diverse roles in the recent elections that took place in October 2021. Aside from being candidates, previous female protesters were constituents, boycot...
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The Impact and Desirability of the New Electoral System in Ir...

The Shock of the 2021 Elections

About three months after the Iraqi parliamentary election of October 10,2021, no new government has been formed yet. Previous elections show that it takes time until the three presi...
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How Efficient Campaigning Decided Iraq's October 2021 Electio...

Playing the System

As the results of Iraq's October 2021 parliamentary election were released the degree of shock, horror and humiliation that the losing factions experienced was huge. First, they wer...
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Can new actors bring political change into a stagnant system?...

Iraqi Elections 2021: Independents and New Political Parties

About three months after the Iraqi parliamentary election of October 10, 2021, no new government has been formed yet. Previous elections show that it takes time until the three pres...
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Path to Government Formation in Iraq

About three months after the Iraqi parliamentary election of October 10, 2021, no new government has been formed yet. Previous elections show that it takes time until the three pres...
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Publication

Legitimizing Assad?

Despite proclamations to the contrary just one year ago, there is now little doubt that the US and the European Union (EU) have given their tacit agreement to some countries’ normal...
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Podcast, Episode 6
„A Seat at the Table ─ Recap“ (Episode 6)
This is our sixth and final episode of A Seat At The Table. In this episode, we compiled all our previous episodes with our guests.
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Podcast, Episode 5
„A Seat at the Table ─ Women & Entrepreneurship in the Middle East“ (Episode 5)
In this episode, we discuss the The Impact of the Economic Deterioration in Lebanon on Women with Cerine Farhat, Nour Elwan, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 4
„A Seat at the Table ─ Economic Deterioration in Lebanon & Women“ (Episode 4)
In this episode, we discuss the The Impact of the Economic Deterioration in Lebanon on Women with Hayat Mirshad, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 3
„A Seat at the Table ─ Women & The Electoral System in Lebanon“ (Episode 3)
In this episode, we discuss the electoral system in Lebanon with a special lens on women with Houda Osta Asas, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 2
„A Seat at the Table ─ Women on the Healthcare Frontline“ (Episode 2)
In this episode, we discuss the Women on the Healthcare Frontline with Dr. Myrna Doumit, Dr. Mona Ghanem, Lara Nina Shabb, and Hamad Elias.
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Podcast, Episode 1
„A Seat at the Table ─ The Power of Storytelling“ (Episode 1)
In this episode, we discuss the power of storytelling and how important it is to own your story when facing challenges in the Arab culture.
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„From Beirut to Baghdad – Konrad’s Journey through the Middle East“ (Episode 7)
Interview with Abbas al-Anbori, Chairman of Rewaq Baghdad Center for Public Policy, on the parliament's vote on the Iraqi presidency
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Podcast, Episode 6
„From Beirut to Baghdad – Konrad’s Journey through the Middle East“ (Episode 6)
Interview with Simona Foltyn, a Baghdad based journalist who covers Iraq since 2017, on Iraq’s „Joker“ and the protest movement three weeks before the elections
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Podcast, Episode 5
„From Beirut to Baghdad – Konrad’s Journey through the Middle East“ (Episode 5)
Interview with Ibrahim Olabi, a British-Syrian lawyer and human rights activist, on the prosecution of war crimes, the effect of sanctions and Europe's restraint in Syria
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Podcast, Episode 4
„From Beirut to Baghdad – Konrad’s Journey through the Middle East“ (Episode 4)
Interview with Sam Dagher, journalist and author, on the the Arab Spring in Syria and Iraq and what is left of the demands and hopes of 2011.
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