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German organization Misereor decided not to continue support for the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) after 1 July 2019 for reasons of policy change. CIDT has been supporting the Center for Arab-West Understanding in turn. Misereor has been good for around 35% of their...
We discovered some nasty exchanges on Facebook between Ra’ed el-Sharqawi and others who wrongly believe Ra’ed el-Sharqawi is representing the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation (CIDT) and the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU).The boards of both organizations felt the need...
On February 11, the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) board of directors issued a warning not to travel to Egypt for study and/or research. Our Center for Arab-West Understanding disagrees. The brutal murder of Italian PhD student Giulio Regeni is a great tragedy, first of all for his family,...
Daniel van der Meulen (1894-1989) deeply influenced the choice of Cornelis Hulsman to focus his studies on Muslim-Christian relations. This text describes the life and work of Daniel van der Meulen.
Notes on the occasion of Prof. Mike Reimer's 60th birthday, assistant professor of history at the American University in Cairo. Muslim-Christian relations are so much more complex as media tend to report. 
Recommendation letter for the Center for Arab-West Understanding
AWR: On June 29, our friend Dr. Mahmūd ‘Azab (Mahmoud Azzab) suddenly passed away. He meant a lot to Arab-West Report. Intern Alastair White translated this article about him.
Arab-West Report, of course, wants to be quoted. German researcher Matthias Gillé has indeed done so, and has made extensively use of AWR sources for his 202-page thesis titled, “Der koptische Papst Shenouda III. Beobachtungen zu Theologie und Biografie.” He referred nine times to Hulsman in the...
We are grateful for the blog space Egypt Today is providing Arab-West Report, an electronic magazine and database founded in 1997 to foster understanding between people of different cultures and convictions. We believe in pluralism, which means that we have to accept that people, both individuals...
When interviewing the most crucial thing is to have a well-prepared interview guide that allows the interviewer to control and direct the interview in the most beneficial way possible for the research as a whole. Our focus will be on interview guides used for semi-structured interviews.

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