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 - 25 Apr 2018

Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS), Kuwait

The annual conference of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) will take place this year in Kuwait from 21 to 26 April 2018 and will be hosted by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS). The conference will offer an excellent opportunity for strengthening the Arab-German research cooperation. It will consist of the AGYA General Assembly and Working Group Meetings, networking opportunities with Kuwaiti research institutions, thematic excursions, trainings, and a public event with high-ranking experts from the region.


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23 Apr 2018

Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST), Hall W6 200

The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) in cooperation with the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) has the pleasure to invite you to the AGYA event in Kuwait: ‘Let’s Talk about Science – The AGYA Science Outreach Slam’ taking place at the Gulf University for Science and Technology (GUST) on 23 April 2018 at 7 p.m.


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02 - 04 May 2018

Higher Institute of Human Sciences of Tunis (ISSHT)
University Tunis El Manar, Tunis, Tunisia

The AGYA Conference 'Impact of Education on Employment: Cases from Germany and Arab Countries' from 02-04 May 2018 in Tunis aims at raising awareness among the stakeholders about the necessity of reform at the level of tertiary education and the measures to be taken in order to decrease high rates of youth unemployment, especially unemployment among graduates. It will bring together scholars, decision makers, stakeholders from different universities, companies and ministries to discuss 'lessons learnt' from Germany and Arab countries for the education system and its impact on employment and how the collaboration between the different organization can help to solve the problems that graduated youth are facing.


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06 May 2018

Submission Deadline

Call for Papers for the AGYA conference “Storytelling, Travel Writing, and Seafaring from Cross-Cultural Perspectives”, Deadline 6 May 2018.

The AGYA conference on the intercultural traditions of travel writing and storytelling will take place from 30 October – 3 November 2018 in Sharjah, UAE.


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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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