Upcoming Events

13 Apr - 23 May 2018

Berlin, Germany

The art-meets-science-project ‘Drawings of War and Flight’ displays works by Syrian artists Ayman Aldarwish and Nasim Kasem. In 39 drawings and one sculpture the artists document their flight from Palmyra in Syria across the Mediterranean Sea and the Balkans. The exhibition is accompanied by an academic lecture series.

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17 Apr - 18 Aug 2018

Qatar National Library, Qatar

The Arab and German Tales exhibition at Qatar National Library (QNL), a member of Qatar Foundation (QF), traces how some of the best known tales from both Arab and German – and wider Western – cultures developed from common roots, splitting over the centuries to reflect the societies that adopted them.

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22 Jun 2018

Submission Deadline

Call for Applications for the AGYA International Summer school “Emotions that Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Feeling, Affect, and Body in Arabic Literature, Arts, and Culture”.

Deadline for submission: 22 June 2018

The AGYA Summer School for outstanding junior scholars from Arab and European universities in the field of Arabic Studies will take place from 1 – 3 November 2018 in Rabat, Morocco.


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27 - 29 Jun 2018

Corfu, Greece

Social robots do not only work with humans in collaborative workspaces but they also follow us into much more personal settings like home and in health care. The AGYA workshop aims to cover the phenomenon of social robots ranging from the historic roots to today’s best practices up to future perspectives.

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