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  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-08)
    I was surprised the other day when I came across an article in the Third World Quarterly (a journal of political economy) on the famed Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda (an interesting film, the Postman, was made about his stay ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-08)
    True, the title is not the book. But sometimes the title tells you so much about the book that you don't feel the need to read it. Reading it in fact might intervene with your own article or even the book that the title ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-08)
    A website, Campus Watch, created recently by Daniel Pipes and Martin Kramer (P-K), has stirred a strong counter-reaction among Middle East and other scholars. The website is meant to "monitor" Middle East studies in the ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-08)
    Every city has parks, lungs. Perhaps every city where the political system is made of cement should have freedom parks; places where people can gather and discuss, make speeches and proposals, protest, and flail their arms ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-10)
    Dr. Khaled Fahmy, Associate Professor in the Department of Middle Eastern Studies at New York University, recently presented a public lecture at the Binational Fulbright Commission in Garden City. Dr. Fahmy is an AUC alumnus ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-08)
    Ever since I've arrived at AUC, I thought it would be a most fitting thing for the university to offer a course on the Nile. This year this desire was realized. The Middle East Studies Program was the sponsor this January ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-09)
    We are in the midst of a devastating war against Iraq, about which one could speak interminably. But I don't have the time to do this, and the press has copious information and opinion. All I can say is that, like so many ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-09)
    Irrespective of how one thinks of the invasion of the Anglo-American of Iraq, the looting of the Iraqi museums and libraries has had its own unique shock value. For when we think of the Cultural heritage of Iraq, we must ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-10)
    I always liked A. Richard and J. Waterbury's book, The Political Economy of the Middle East. In particular, I liked it because the authors explicitly state they will leave Islam out of the picture. And it turns out that ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-10)
    In his "Funeral Oration," the Athenian general, Pericles, summed up the dilemma of anyone wishing to pay tribute to a man who had passed away. He said it was "difficult to say neither too little nor too much; and even ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-11)
    I would have liked to use this space to tell you about the course- The Nile River: Interdisciplinary Perspectives- which the Program has sponsored again this year in January. Or, I would have liked to give you highlights ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-11)
    "A human being possessed by a belief and not eager to pass it on to others is a phenomenon alien to the earth, where our mania for salvation makes life unbearable. Look around you: everywhere specters of preaching....Everyone ...
  • American University in Cairo. Middle East Studies Center (American University in Cairo, 2014-04-11)
    I find it necessary once more to visit the claim that Middle East studies have not benefited the United States' foreign policy. I think the claim is correct, but not because these studies do not supply plenty of sound ...
  • Bassem, Passant (2016-01-22)
    The aim of this thesis is to pave the way for non-managerial employees’ empowerment in governmental service organizations in Egypt. Based on a review of previous studies that discussed the Egyptian bureaucracy, this study ...
  • American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research; American University in Cairo. School of Humanities and Social Sciences; American University in Cairo. Office of Institutional Research (2011-11-14)
  • El Shiaty, Nadine (2012-12-28)
    This is an audio documentary that introduces the world of Heavy Metal, its subculture, the nature of the songs and the on going battle they face with both the society and the government. Heavy Metal is perceived in Egypt ...
  • El Hamamsy, Walid (Routledge (Taylor and Francis)UK, 2012-03-11)
    This article examines the use of digital media in the 2011 Egyptian revolution (25 January–11 February), termed by many analysts and commentators a “Facebook revolution”, “Twitter revolution”, “digital revolution” or ...
  • Al-Soukkary, Wael Ossama (2016-01-22)
    This project involves discovering how some Egyptian atheists develop and manage their identity. The goal of the research is to demonstrate the different variables that influence the transformation to atheism. This research ...
  • El-Tobgy, Nada (2013-05-20)
    The fashion industry in Egypt is growing, despite a struggling economy and lack of resources. AUC Radio’s Nada El-Tobgy reports on how Egyptian designers struggle to boost to an industry that has a long way to go, giving ...
  • Bint Al Nil (Bint Al Nil, 1954-07)
    The article maintains that day after day history proves that behind every new good idea is a woman, such as the wife of the President of Guatemala, wife of India’s Nehru and Safia Zaghloul.