Barqiyya

 

Barqiyya is the non-periodical newsletter of the Middle East Studies Center at the American University in Cairo.

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  • 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 ...