Research Projects

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) brings together excellent Arab and German scholars to face shared challenges and develop solutions through research cooperation.

Working Group Project

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Gender Equality in the Arab World and Germany: Challenges and Prospects

AGYA organized an interdisciplinary conference on ‘Gender Equality in the Arab World and Germany: Challenges and Prospects’ in Fes, Morocco on 29 November – 03 December 2018, in cooperation with the ISIS Centre for Women and Development.

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Working Group Project

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AGYA Members Explore Cutting-Edge Solutions for Smart and Sustainable Cities of the Future

What will the cities of the future look like? A joint project by two AGYA Working Groups pioneers innovative, interdisciplinary solutions to environmental and social challenges posed by our rapidly growing urban lifestyles, bridging knowledge between the Arab world and Germany.

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Working Group Project

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AGYA Fellowship in Translational Research

How to translate basic scientific research into medical innovations that are ripe for the actual market? A product-centered, interactive training program was provided as AGYA’s first fellowship in translational research from 17 - 21 November 2018 at the American University in Cairo (AUC).

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Meet our members

Ahmad Amro

Pharmacy, Molecular Microbiology
Al-Quds University, Faculty of Pharmacy

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Salma Balazadeh

Biology
Max Planck Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology

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Vanessa Lux

Psychology
Ruhr-Universität-Bochum Faculty of Psychology AE Genetic Psychology

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Khalid Ibrahim Talahma

Law
Birzeit University Department of Law

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Key Activities

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‘The Right Measure’ from Arab and German perspectives: The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) contributes to the Salon Sophie Charlotte 2019

AGYA’s contribution to Salon Sophie Charlotte 2019 explored the various connotations of the German expression 'Das Rechte Maß' (The Right Measure) from the mathematical and natural science idea of measurement to the philosophical and legal idea of balance and good judgement.

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Aesthetics and the Human Scale in Contemporary Architecture in Germany and the Arab World

As part of the prestigious Salon Sophie Charlotte 2019 hosted by the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW), AGYA invited renowned Lebanese architect Bernard Khoury and prominent German architect and design professor Friedrich von Borries to debate ‘Aesthetics and the Human Scale in Contemporary Architecture in Germany and the Arab World’.

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Upcoming Events

Raising Awareness for Rare Diseases

28 Feb - 02 Mar 2019

Institut Pasteur de Tunis and Tunis Science City
Tunisia

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The 9th International Symposium on Plant Senescence: Capacity Building in Modern Crop Science

01 - 04 Apr 2019

Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW), Berlin, Germany

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AGYA Connects Excellence in Research

How can we preserve cultural artifacts? How do young academics in Arab countries and Germany think about social robots in health care and domestic work? Find out more about the academy and the interdisciplinary collaborative research projects of the AGYA members!

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