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CMI Insight | Apr 2013
Hopes were high that the uprisings that began in 2011 across the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) that have come to be known as “the Arab ...
Journal Article | Dec 2019
The Limits of Law: Abortion in the Middle East and Northern Africa Irene Maffi and Liv Tønnessen Hea
Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, Turkey and Tunisia
CMI Brief | May 2018
The number of Muslim women participating in political decision-making in the Middle East and Northern Africa (MENA) is on the rise. This brief explores ...
Women in politics, Peacebuilding in Africa, Complementarity, Sudan
Newspaper Op-Ed | Nov 2007
Blindt fokus på Islam Liv Tønnessen Bergens Tidende Islam, Rashid al-Ghannoushi, patron-client rel
Islam, Rashid al-Ghannoushi, patron-client relationships, lack of democracy in the Middle East and Northern-Africa
Programme | Jan 2006 - Dec 2016
What is the impact of religion on democratization, development and conflict in the South? This interdisciplinary research programme maps and explores ...
Religion, the state, secularisation, political institutionalisation, political mobilization, development, religious revival, conflict, violence and peace, Middle East and Northern Africa: Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia and Sudan., Asia: Indonesia, Pakistan
CMI Report | Jan 2003
This report provides an overview of the political Islam in the Middle East, with a special emphasis on the Islamic resurgence in the Levant (Egypt, Israel, ...
Islam, Democracy, Politics, Middle East, Middle East
News | 30 Nov 2015
The Everyday Maneuvers project member, Zeinab Abul-Magd (Oberlin College) won the prestigious biennial Roger Owen Book Award for Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt (published by University of California Press). The announcement took place in Denver, Colorado at MESA’s (Middle East Studies Association) 2015 meeting. The winner of the award is the very best in economics, economic history, or the political economy of the Middle East and North Africa scholarship.
Event | 22 Nov 2015
The Everyday Maneuvers project member, Zeinab Abul-Magd (Oberlin College) won the prestigious biennial Roger Owen Book Award for Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt. The announcement took place in Denver, Colorado at MESA’s (Middle East Studies Association) 2015 meeting.
Journal Article | Aug 2011
We did not see them growing up. We did not think these jaded middle-class boys and girls would one day be resilient and hold their ground. We did not ...
Event | 31 May 2013
During the last couple of years there has been a series of seminar on the events related to the "Arab spring" in Yemen, Syria, Tunisia and Egypt ...
Journal Article | Aug 2013
The Arab Spring is a critical juncture for examining Hamas, a movement created in the context of a popular revolt (against Israeli occupation) similar ...
Hamas, Arab Spring, Palestine, Israel, Syria, Iran, Egypt, Middle East
Event | 5 Sep 2007
Why has the issue of decommissioning proved so difficult and divisive in these two deeply divided societies? Dr. Michael Kerr is a specialist in ethnic conflict regulation and power-sharing in divided societies.
Lebanon, Northern Ireland
Edited Book | Jan 2014
The Arab Spring represents a tectonic shift in Middle East from austere authoritarianism to opening the space for long repressed Islamist movements to ...
Middle East, Arab Spring, party politics, political Islam (Islamism), democratisation, post-Islamism, Egypt, Lebanon, Palestine, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, Yemen
Project | Jul 2016 - Jun 2020
The project looks at the cost of women’s exclusion and the possibilities for their inclusion in peace talks, peacebuilding, and politics in countries ...
Women, peacebuilding, Africa, legal reform, Algeria, Somalia, South Sudan, Nigeria, Sudan
Book Chapter | Jan 1994
(Human Rights Report No. 3)
Event | 26 Nov 2009
This seminar will elaborate on the relationship between sharia and human rights. Is Islam compatible with human rights? What are the implications of the struggles of contemporary Islamic feminists and Muslim human rights activists on both the concept of sharia and human rights? What are the challenges and consequences?
News | 15 Feb 2016
Project member Zeinab Abul-Magd and Elke Grawert have edited a forthcoming book that examines the economic interests of armed actors in the Middle East and North Africa.
Supporting East African integration: Assessing the potential for Norwegian support to the East African Community
Commissioned Report | Jan 2001
This report, commissioned by NORAD, explores ways and means of providing Norwegian aid to the resuscitated East African Community, including a review ...
Aid, Africa: East Africa
Event | 20 Jan 2014
PROGRAMME 15:30 Opening remarks Senior Researcher, Nefissa Naguib, CMI 15:45 – 16:45 Keynote lecture: Egypt’s Uncertain RevolutionIs ...
The Norway-East Africa Trading Company in Zanzibar, 1895-1925. Business communication in colonial times
Book Chapter | Jan 2015
This article uses the Norway East Africa Trading company in Zanzibar as an example of how increased facility of communication aided small businesses in ...
Africa, colonialism, Tanzania, Zanzibar