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This text presents the program with links to (power point) presentations, reports of sessions and student responses. The executive report of entire program was written by Dr. Matthew Anderson and can be found here. Date of arrival at dormitories: June 25...
On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Georgetown University PhD candidate Matthew Anderson went in July 2015 with Arab-West Report/Center for Arab-West Understanding to Maghagha were we met with several local people, Christians and Muslims, about the expulsion of an extended Christian family from Kafr Darwish following allegations of...
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
On October 11, 2009 Her Excellency Dr. Mrs. Jihān al-Sādāt presented a lecture to the Women’s Association of Cairo at the Oriental Hall of the American University of Cairo. During the lecture she highlighted the role of women’s rights and education as well as looking at her husband’s policies and...
The author discusses the importance of language, particularly as it relates to the mis-communication that can often happen when languages are being translated due to cultural differences that may not necessarily hold true across cultures and languages.
Aḥmad Mu‘ammar reviews John L. Esposito’s book ’Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam’ that was released by Oxford University Press in November 2003. Mu‘ammar considers the book to be a respectable attempt to approach Islam by a Western scholar.
A research team from Georgetown University in the United States has published a new encyclopaedia of the Qur’ān in five volumes. The encyclopaedia permits researchers of Islamic studies to figure out concepts, places names and personalities mentioned in the Holy Qur’ an.

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