Upcoming Events

18 - 28 Aug 2019

Palestine Polytechnic University and Bethlehem University, Palestine

Numerical Simulation is a major pillar and indispensable tool of science and technology. It pervades all scientific disciplines from engineering to applied and social sciences. The ‘AGYA Summer School in Numerical Simulation’ will be conducted by international experts and organized by the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities (AGYA) in cooperation with Palestine Polytechnic University (PPU), Bethlehem University (BU), and Palestine Academy for Science and Technology (PALAST). It will take place from 18 to 28 August 2019 at Palestine Polytechnic University, Hebron, and Bethlehem University, Bethlehem, in Palestine. AGYA members together with other high-level speakers will be attending the summer school to enhance the learning experience and offer their insights to students and young researchers in the fields of mathematics, physics, engineering, and related fields from Arab countries and Germany.


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28 Aug - 01 Sep 2019

Amman, Jordan

The AGYA training workshop ‘How to Integrate Interdisciplinary Courses in Arab and German Universities’ aims at introducing the concept of interdisciplinary courses in higher education to university professors to overcome disciplinary boundaries and to widen their scope of teaching methods. The training workshop will take place from 28 August - 01 September 2019 in Amman, Jordan and will bring together experts from Arab countries and Germany.


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25 - 26 Sep 2019

Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Kuwait University, Kuwait

From Greek antiquity, cosmopolitanism has played an important role in philosophical and theological texts of various cultures, including Arab, European, Indian or Persian cultures. In its core, the concept of cosmopolitanism considers all human beings as part of a universal world community. Nowadays, cosmopolitanism is receiving more scholarly attention again: in the context of globalization, new (communication) technologies, and increasing digitization, there is a need to reflect on the new prospects for the individual to interact and communicate with other fellow world citizens.


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11 Oct 2019

Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon

AGYA launches its first of a kind ‘Re:Levant’ AGYA Photography Competition 2019 to gain new perspectives and input on Arab-Arab cooperation with a special focus on the Levant as a region, a social construct and a geographical location. The goal is to learn more about this unique region through photographs displaying a variety of visions and viewpoints from within the region.


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17 - 19 Oct 2019

Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

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 Venice will focus on cities and urban space in pre-modern, modern, and contemporary Arabic literature, arts and culture.


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08 - 10 Nov 2019

Berlin, Germany

From 08 - 10 November 2019, the international AGYA conference explores the potential and challenges of the humanities, engaging Arab and German key players in a multilateral dialogue. When technological and ecological change transforms our everyday lives, the humanities provide the essential knowledge and skills to reflect on social change, our ethical values and norms.


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