Upcoming Events

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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03 - 08 Sep 2018

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

The workshop ‘Reconciliation in Post-Conflict Countries: Lessons from Bosnia-Herzegovina’ in September 2018 will explore concept and implementation of reconciliation from various perspectives.

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10 - 12 Sep 2018

Accademia Teatro Dimitri, Verscio, Switzerland

What can theatre practice teach us about communication and body language? AGYA members will have the chance to reflect and improve their (non-verbal) communication skills in a tailored workshop in cooperation with ‘Accademia Teatro Dimitri’ in Switzerland. The training takes place in conjunction with a one-day academic and interdisciplinary seminar on the terms ‘performative’ and ‘performance’. By invitation only, not open to the public.

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29 - 30 Sep 2018

American University of Beirut, Lebanon

The Area Studies Controversy about the relation between social sciences and regional studies remains a major point of contention. Since its emergence some 30 years ago, the debate has considerably evolved. By taking the Middle East as its example, the AGYA conference in September 2018 at the American University of Beirut will revisit the Area Studies Controversy, take stock of the debate and exchange innovative ideas in order to yield innovative perspectives.

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03 - 05 Oct 2018

Mutah University, Jordan

The aim of the AGYA workshop on 'Active Pedagogical Techniques in Higher Education: Combining Multidisciplinary Learner-Centered Educational Experiences from Egypt, Germany, Malaysia and the United States' is to raise awareness of the importance of active learning instructional approaches in maximizing learning outcomes, and provides a methodology for higher education academic curricula reconstruction.

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26 - 28 Oct 2018


The annual conference of the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) will take place in Egypt from 26 to 28 October 2018 in cooperation with the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT).

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30 Oct - 04 Nov 2018

American University of Sharjah, UAE

From 30 October to 4 November 2018, the international AGYA conference 'Storytelling, Travel Writing, and Seafaring from Cross Cultural Perspectives' will explore the tradition of storytelling, seafaring, descriptions of landscapes and travel writing (including autobiography) from cross-cultural and interdisciplinary perspectives. The conference will take place in Sharjah, UAE.

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01 - 03 Nov 2018

Université Mohammed V de Rabat, Morocco

The international AGYA Summer School facilitates the systematic exchange of perspectives and experiences between young and established scholars based in Europe and the Arab world. This year’s summer school in Rabat will focus on the ‘emotional/affective turn’ and how theories and methods related to the turn cast new light on the themes covered by old genres such as elegy, satire and love poetry.

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19 Jan 2019

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

On 19 January 2019, the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities (BBAW) will hold its annual ‘Salon Sophie Charlotte’. The Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) will participate in this prestigious event with a rich program of discussions, lectures and art performances.

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