Press and Publications


Below you find a list of selected publications resulting from the interdisciplinary research cooperation of members and alumni of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA).


  • Hauser, J., Orfali, B. & Dmitriev, K. (eds). Forthcoming. Insatiable Appetite. Food as a Cultural Signifier. Leiden; Boston: Brill.
  • Omer, M. M. A. , Omar, M. M. A., Abdelaziz, M. A., Thiel, A. & Elbashir, A. (2019). ‘Liquid Chromatographic and Spectrophotometric Determination of Taurine in Energy Drinks Based on O-Phthalaldehyde-Sulfite Derivatization’. J Food Chem Technol 5(1): 1-7. Read article


  • Elbashir, A. et al. (2018): ‘High Performance Liquid Chromatographic Methods for Analysis of Taurine in Energy Drinks after Pre-column Derivatization’. In: Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry, 13 (5). Read article
  • Siddig F. E., Elbashir A. A., Lepper V. M., Hussein A. (2018). ‘Spectroscopic Approach for Characterization of Archaeological Potsherds Excavated from Some Neolithic Sites from Sudan’. Int J Exp Spectroscopic Tech 3:017. ISSN: 2631-505X.
  • Friesen, J. & Elleuche, S. (2018). ‘The Rise of the Incredible Salty Salicornia Power Plant’. Read article
  • Friesen, J., Elleuche, S. & Van Stan II, J. T. (2018). ‘Communicating Science through Comics: A Method’. Publications, 6, 38.
  • Kohstall, F., Richter, C., Dhouib, S. & Kastner F. (eds.).(2018). Academia in Transformation. Scholars Facing the Arab Uprisings. Nomos. ISBN 978-3-8487-2829-9.
  • Lepper, V. M. & Sabea, S. A. (eds.). (2018). Arab and German Tales—Transcending Cultures. Kulturverlag Kadmos Berlin. Wolfram Burckhardt, 2018. ISBN 978-3-86599-392-2.


  • Baqi, Y. et al. (2017). ‘Date Palm Tree (Phoenix dactylifera L.): Natural Products and Therapeutic Options’. In: Frontiers in Plant Sciences, 8:845. Read article

  • Debez, A.*, Belghith, I.*, Friesen, J.*, Montzka, C.* & Elleuche, S.* (2017). ‘Facing the challenge of sustainable bioenergy production: Could halophytes be part of the solution?’. J. Biol. Eng. 11:27. Read article
    *All authors contributed equally to this work.

  • Drissi, L. B., Ramadan, F. Z. & Lounis, S. (2017) ‘Halogenation of SiC for band-gap engineering and excitonic functionalization’. In: ‘Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter’, 29 (45). Read abstract

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