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  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 11/30/2011)
    If there is such a thing as "new terrorism," what are its characteristics? Al-Qaeda, as a functioning organization, is -- we are told -- no more. Its institutional structure and funding agencies have been decapitated. Are ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    With the Middle East increasingly at the center of the news, the important question is what do we know about the region and how do we acquire this knowledge. Hence MESC�s emerging project of stock-taking knowledge about ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 11/30/2011)
    This first newsletter of the academic year 2005/2006 coincides with the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan. Cairo streets are more crowded and animated than normal (if our imagination can overstretch itself and visualize ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    An article can be read �if at all- by a limited number of people. But cartoons capture the attention of millions right away. Consequently, they leave an impression �whether one is literate or not.
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    From September, MESC moves on with a new director, Professor Joel Beinin, the important new addition to the department of History and an old hand at Middle East Studies. He takes over a program in good health and well-geared ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    I hope that everyone had a restful �eid break and that we are all refreshed and ready to enter the second half of the fall semester with renewed energy and commitment. The Middle East Studies Center was very active during ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    The academic year has gotten off to a fast start with the introduction of a new required Introductory Interdisciplinary Seminar (MEST 569) for MA students, a regular seminar series on the theme of "The Political Culture ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    This is being written as I am attending the annual meeting of the Middle East Studies Association of North America in Montreal, Canada. Many of my colleagues on the faculty of AUC whose research and teaching focuses on the ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    During the last week of February, I participated in a workshop in Rome on �The Dynamics of Change in the Arab World: Globalization and the Restructuring of State Power.� The conference was the initial event in a year-long ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    As the academic year is coming to a close, this is a good time to review the achievements of the Middle East Studies Center and reflect on what we can aspire to do in the future. Among the outstanding accomplishments of ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    Welcome to the new school year. Kull-i sana w�intu tayyibin. The school year began with a new wave of political contestation in Egypt. Since classes started we have seen: a powerful strike by the Misr Spinning and Weaving ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    In March the Middle East Studies Center hosted an international workshop on �Islamists and Democrats.� This event was organized in collaboration with the Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies and had been in ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 12/1/2011)
    One of the main attractions of studying the Middle East at AUC is that it is happening right outside our libraries and classrooms. If you were looking around Egypt and the region this month you would have noticed that ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2011-12-01)
    The route to AUC takes a turn from Tahrir Square to the 6th of October Bridge, passing the outskirts of Cairo and through the cemeteries to reach our final destination, al-Tagammu al-Khamis and the new campus. It is a quiet ...
  • Shafik, Doria (Bint Al Nil, 1955-03)
    In a reproachful tone, Doria Shafik thanks all the newspapers and magazines which attacked, and sometimes insulted her, considering such attacks free publicity for Bint Al Nil magazine.
  • Runyon, Carolyn (2013-03-07)
    The objective of the workshop is for participants to enhance their understanding of descriptive metadata. Best practices, guidelines, and resources will be shared. By the end of this workshop, participants should be able ...
  • El Rifai, Mohamed Mohamed (2012-05-29)
    Mobile genetic elements in microbial communities are mainly composed of plasmids, transposons and viruses. They are collectively referred to as the mobilome and serve as agents that facilitate horizontal gene transfer, ...
  • Raslan, Ahmed Rajaie (2013-05-30)
    Cognitive radio is one of the most promising techniques to efficiently utilize the radio frequency (RF) spectrum. As the Digital Video Broadcasting – Handheld (DVB-H) band is targeted (470-862 MHz), the size of the antenna ...
  • Youssef, Hanan (2012-09-19)
    Service Orientation holds many promises for the software engineering world. Among the most important aspects is the fact that Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) builds IT assets that can be reused in numerous systems and ...
  • ElSabry, ElHassan (2014-05-31)
    Optically trapped dielectric particles experience a linear restoring force due to the trapping laser beam for small displacements of the trapped beads from the center of the optical trap. The optical force adds an apparent ...