Upcoming Events

02 Mar 2018

Call for Papers for the AGYA workshop “Social Robots. A Workshop on the Past, the Present, and the Future of Digital Companions”, Deadline 2 March 2018.

Social robots not only work with humans in collaborative workspaces but also follow us into much more personal settings like home and health care. The workshop aims to cover the phenomenon of social robots from the historic roots over today’s best practices to future perspectives. It takes place from 27 to 29 June 2018 on Corfu, Greece.

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05 Mar 2018

Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

At the International AGYA Symposium in Beirut, scholars and representatives of research funding institutions from Lebanon and Germany discuss chances and challenges to interdisciplinary North-South-South cooperation. Following a panel discussion on the subject, guests and participants have the opportunities to put the theoretical thoughts into practical cooperation initiatives on the occasion of a dinner reception at the historic Sursock Museum.

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21 - 26 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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06 May 2018

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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