Middle East Studies Center

 

The American University in Cairo's Middle East Studies Center draws upon various methods and disciplines of study. The interdisciplinary nature of the Area Studies program provides students with exposure to a variety of curricula offered by the departments of Humanities and Social Sciences. Students are given the unique opportunity to study the Middle East through an array of historical, sociological, political and economic frameworks.

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  • This collection contains issues of the Middle East Studies Center newsletter at the American University in Cairo.
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    This collection contains issues of the Middle East Studies Center newsletter, formerly known as Barqiyya, at the American University in Cairo.

Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 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, 2014-04-10)
    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, 2014-04-10)
    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 ...