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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. 
My name is Eya Bouchech [Āya Būshish], I am a 20 years old and I am Tunisian. At this moment, I am having a mind full of thoughts, tears on my cheeks and a smile. I was praying asking God to show me the right way, and thanking Him for everything, for His plans, all the love He gave to all of us,...
From July 26 to July 7, the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development and the Center for Arab-West Understanding, jointly administered a highly successful intercultural summer school. The school was sponsored through the SGP party (Reformed Political Party) in the Netherlands, who support...
Editor AWR: The Center for Arab-West Understanding had invited Prof. Dr. Ḥassan M. Wajīh Ḥassan to provide a response to a lecture of H.E. Lord George Carey on July 13, 2018. Dr. Wajīh suffered of pain in his spine and was unable to come and for that reason wrote a “response” to a lecture that he...
Cornelis Hulsman; a Dutch scholar on Arab-West relations and Editor-in-Chief of Arab-West Report first visited Egypt in 1975. Hulsman's line of work is primarily linked to Christian-Muslim relations and he strongly believes that religious issues and relations are an important element of...
President Muhammad Mursi was removed on July 3, 2013. His supported promised large-scale demonstrations in protest of this removal one year later. There have been demonstrations but they were far from large-scale. Egypt has received very negative Western press since Mursi’s removal for human rights...
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’.
I have been asked by the Department of Middle Eastern Studies, Faculty of Philosophy and Arts at the University of West Bohemia in the Czech Republic to provide four lectures about Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  I have lectured at the same university and department in 2004. I also attended...
Following my lecture at Vienna University and Pro-Oriente in Vienna, June 20-23, 2011 we received the attached excellent recommendation for our work which, we hope, will result in a closer cooperation between our Egyptian NGO, Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) and the University of Vienna....
Dutch scholar Johannes Jansen contributed an essay – ‘The Religious Roots of Muslim Violence’ – to a 2011 anthology entitled, ‘Terrorism: Ideology, Law, and Policy’. In it he makes the case that violence and terrorism are part and parcel of the Islamic religion, traceable to its root sources at...
Brainstorming constitutes a prolific way to record impulsive as well as inspired reflections about very different topics and issues. The recent, improvised meeting at the Marriott Hotel in Cairo on December 18 between Cornelis Hulsman (accompanied by two interns, Mrs. Sayyidah Fu’ād and Mr. Vivien...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
This meeting has been conducted under the rubric of linguistics of negotiation and cross-cultural communication. Consequently, Dr. Wajīh has introduced a detailed model that includes the elements and steps of the proposed negotiating strategy required to deal with communication barriers that have...
PVV spokesman for Foreign Affairs, Raymond de Roon, MP for the party of Geert Wilders, published on October 11th a blacklist of “Islamic Violence Against Christians in Egypt in 2011”. This list is a simplified version of what was previously published in (internet) publications in the West—many of...
  Last week, an Amsterdam court found Dutch politican Geert Wilders not guilty of inciting hatred against Muslims. AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman argues that Wilders' inflammatory statements about Islam should not be protected by Dutch law.   There is a full-text available for this summary if...
        AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman critiques a review of Martin Gilbert's In Ishmael's House: A History of Jews in Muslim Lands....
 Cornelis Hulsman's farewell speech given at Cairo University in June 2009.
Dutch journalist Eildert Mulder carried out a series of discussions and forums in cooperation with the Arab-West Report to discuss his book “De Omstreden Bronnen van de Islam” (The Contested Sources of Islam). He met with Muslim intellectuals Jamāl al-Bannā, Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī and with Belgian...

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