Abstracts and Papers

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Presentations

NamePaper
AffiliationAbstractPaperAudio file
Abou-El-Kheir, Amir English Language Education in the Gulf: A Qualitative Case Study of Qatari Student Identities College of the North Atlantic, Qatar Abstract of 'English Language Education in the Gulf'

Al-Bedwawi, Saif The Life of Trucial Oman Scouts Desert Intelligence Officers in the Trucial States Ajman Diwan Abstract of 'The Life of Trucial Oman Scouts Desert Intelligence Officers'


Al-Kabour, Mohammed F.
Education and Change: Ask Why, But Don't Ever Act On It Columbia University, USA Abstract of 'Education and Change: Ask Why, But Don’t Ever Act On It'


Al-Nakib, Farah History in the City: Competing Views on Preservation, the Built Environment and Urban Renewal in Kuwait American University of Kuwait Abstract of 'History in the City: Competing Views...'


Alekry, Andulnabi
Bahrain: Change of the Regime or Changes within the Regime?
Bahrain Transparency Society Abstract of 'Bahrain: Change of the Regime or Changes within the Regime?'
Paper of 'Bahrain: Change of the Regime or Changes within the Regime?' 

Büyüksaraç, Güldem Baykal Mapping Turkmeneli: Nationality, Ethnicity, and Territory in Modern Iraq Kadir Has University, Turkey Abstract of 'Mapping Turkmeneli: Nationality, Ethnicity, and Territory in Modern Iraq'


Canavan, Keireine Traditional Bedouin Al Sadu Weaving of Kuwait: Current Practices and Future Developments University of Wales Institute, Cardiff Abstract of 'Traditional Bedouin Al Sadu Weaving of Kuwait'
Paper of 'Traditional Bedouin al Sadu Weaving of Kuwait'  
Carvajal, Fernando
and
Bozonelos, Dino
Struggling for the Hearts and Minds of the Arab Street: Political and Social Attitudes of Yemeni University Students Fernando Carvajal: Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter
Dino Bozonelos: University of California Riverside
Abstract of 'Struggling for the Hearts and Minds of the Arab Street'


Chamankhah, Leila Identity Politics vs. Identity Politics: Baha’i Schooling in Pahlavi Era, 1928-1934 Azad University, Iran Abstract of 'Identity Politics vs. Identity Politics: Baha’i Schooling in Pahlavi Era, 1928-1934'
Paper of 'Identity Politics vs. Identity Politics' 

Dahlgren, Susanne The Southern Movement and New Political Culture in Yemen Helsinki Collegium for Advanced Studies, Finland Abstract of 'The Southern Movement and New Political Culture in Yemen'


Ennis, Crystal Rentier Revised? Managing Political Economy Transformations in the Gulf States University of Waterloo, Canada Abstract of 'Rentier Revised? Managing Political Economy Transformations in the Gulf States'


Fibiger, Thomas Engaging Pasts: Historicity and Political Imagination in Bahrain Aarhus University, Denmark Abstract of 'Engaging Pasts: Historicity and Political Imagination in Bahrain'


Hightower, Victoria Penziner The Political and Social Ramifications of Debt and Debt Absconding in the Emirates along the Southern Gulf Florida State University Abstract of 'The Political and Social Ramifications of Debt and Debt Absconding in the Emirates along the Southern Gulf'
Paper of 'The Political and Social Ramifications of Debt' 
Ilias, M. H. Security, Control and the New Means of Art of Government in the Gulf Monarchies Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Abstract of 'Security, Control and the New Means of Art of Government in the Gulf Monarchies'


Kinninmont, Jane
A Tale of Two Uprisings: Bahrain in 1956 and 2011
Chatham House, London Abstract of 'A Tale of Two Uprisings: Bahrain in 1956 and 2011'

Kondo, Shigeto Kuwait’s Diplomacy and the First Oil Crisis, 1970–1973 Keio University, Tokyo, Japan Abstract of 'Kuwait’s Diplomacy and the First Oil Crisis, 1970-1974'

Paper of 'Kuwait’s Diplomacy and the First Oil Crisis, 1970-73' 

Kozhanov, Nikolay Food Security in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1990–2010 Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter Abstract of 'Food Security in the Islamic Republic of Iran, 1990–2010'

Larson, Adam Nationalizing Skilled Labour in the Gulf: The Transitions of Qatari Youth into Vocational Education and Training College of the North Atlantic, Qatar; and King's College London Abstract of 'Nationalizing Skilled Labour in the Gulf'

Lucas, Russell E. The Dynamics of Dynastic Monarchies: Rules and Tools of Successions Florida International University, Miami Abstract of 'The Dynamics of Dynastic Monarchies'
Paper of 'The Dynamics of Dynastic Monarchies' 

Mantzikos, Ioannis The Somali Expatriate Community in the Gulf States: Their Main Economic Activities and the Remittances System University of Peloponnese; and School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Abstract of 'The Somali Expatriate Community in the Gulf States'
Paper of 'Somali Diaspora in the Gulf' 

Montes, Ivan Rosale Pearls, Politics, and the Challenges of Debt American University of Cairo Abstract of 'Pearls, Politics, and the Challenges of Debt'


Muto, Koji Saudi-Asian Relations in a Shifting Global Political Economy Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter Abstract of 'Saudi-Asian Relations in a Shifting Global Political Economy'


Nosova, Anastasiia The Policy of Exclusion in Kuwait: ‘Asabiyya on the National Level Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter Abstract of 'The Policy of Exclusion in Kuwait: ‘Asabiyya on the National Level'
Paper of 'The Policy of Exclusion in Kuwait' 

Owtram, Francis Transparency and Foreign Investment in the Oil Sector of Iraq: The Kurdish Regional Government and the Hunt Oil and DNO Contracts University of Kurdistan Hawler, Erbil, Iraq; and Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter Abstract of 'Transparency and Foreign Investment in the Oil Sector of Iraq'


Owtram, Francis
and
Profanter, Annemarie
Aspects of the Omani Rentier State 1970–2010: Gender Relations in Dhofar Francis Owtram: University of Kurdistan Hawler, Erbil, Iraq; and Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter;
Annemarie Profanter: Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Abstract of 'Aspects of the Omani Rentier State 1970–2010'


Park, Eunsook The Experience of Qatar: International Partnerships in Higher Education Canada Abstract of 'The Experience of Qatar: International Partnerships in Higher Education'
Paper of 'Higher education and Qatarization: Ambition and reality' 

Pinto, Vânia Carvalho Genderframing Women’s Rights in the United Arab Emirates: An Exploratory Approach University of Brasilia, Brazil Abstract of 'Genderframing Women’s Rights in the United Arab Emirates'


Rab, Samia Studying and Conserving Urban Heritage of the Gulf American University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Abstract of 'Studying and Conserving Urban Heritage of the Gulf'


Rahman, Anisur Presence of Expatriate Workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries: Assets or Liabilities? Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi Abstract of 'Presence of Expatriate Workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries'
Paper of 'Presence of Expatriate Workers in the Gulf Region' 

Robins, Philip Narcotic Drugs in Dubai: Impact, Trends and Responses St Antony’s College, Oxford Abstract of 'Narcotic Drugs in Dubai: Impact, Trends and Responses'


Samuel, Annie Tracy Perceptions and Narratives of Security: The Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps, the Iran-Iraq War and Security in the Gulf Tel Aviv University Abstract of 'Perceptions and Narratives of Security'


Scharfenort, Nadine Small is Beautiful! Construction and Conservatism Challenging Qatar for 2022 FIFA World Cup Geographical Institute / Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, Germany Abstract of 'Small is Beautiful!'
Paper of 'Small is Beautiful'  

Schofield, Richard The Crystallization of a Complex Territorial Dispute: Britain and the Saudi/Qatar/Abu Dhabi Borderlands, 1966-1971 King’s College, London Abstract of 'The Crystallization of a Complex Territorial Dispute'


Shayan, Fatemeh Views of ‘the Other’ in the Gulf Cooperation Council: Americans after the Invasion of Iraq Tampere University, Finland Abstract of 'Views of ‘the Other’ in the GCC: Americans after the Invasion of Iraq'
Paper of 'Views of ʻthe Otherʼ in the Persian Gulf and the GCC states' 

Stephenson, Lindsey
The Kuwaiti Diwaniyya: From Shareecha to Mshtaricha Aga Khan University, London Abstract of 'The Kuwaiti Diwaniyya: From Shareecha to Mshtaricha'


Swalih, Mohammed Meeting the Demands of the Arabian Gulf: Transformations of an Islamic
Knowledge System in Kerala
Madeenathunnoor College of Islamic Sciences, Calicut, India Abstract of 'Meeting the Demands of the Arabian Gulf'


Ulrichsen, Kristian Coates ‘Global Governance’ or the ‘Governance of Globalization’? Gulf States’ Perspectives on Global Engagement London School of Economics, London Abstract of '‘Global Governance’ or the ‘Governance of Globalization’? Gulf States’ Perspectives on Global Engagement'
Paper of 'Rebalancing Global Governance' 

Van Engeland, Anicée Human Rights in Iran after the Green Movement: Cyrus Cylinder Unraveled? University of Exeter Abstract of 'Human Rights in Iran after the Green Movement'


von Bismarck, Helene The Deposition of Shaikh Saqr of Sharjah in 1965 Humboldt-University, Berlin Abstract of 'The Deposition of Shaikh Saqr of Sharjah in 1965'


Wippel, Steffen Infrastructure Projects in the Gulf: The Regional Linking and Belonging of Oman University of Leipzig, Germany Abstract of 'Infrastructure Projects in the Gulf'


Yamada, Makio A 'China Model' for Gulf Cooperation Council Political Economy? St Anthony's College, Oxford Abstract of 'A ‘China Model’ for GCC Political Economy?'


Younis, Nassaibah Set Up to Fail: Consociational Structures in Post-War Iraq, 2003-2010 University of Durham Abstract of 'Set up to Fail: Consociational Structures in Post-War Iraq, 2003-2010'


Zaccara, Luciano Elite Dispute through Electoral Means in a Competitive Authoritarian Regime: The Case of Iran Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain; and Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, University of Exeter Abstract of 'Elite Dispute through Electoral Means in a Competitive Authoritarian Regime: The Case of Iran'