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The Middle East Studies program administers the BADiploma, and MA in Middle East Studies, whose alumni span academia, the private sector, NGOs, and government service. Through a variety of curricular and extracurricular activities, we aim to build on our international reputation and location as a natural hub for Middle Eastern studies. Our organization and participation in conferences, lectures, and workshops serve to present groundbreaking research on anthropology, religion, history, political science, economics, gender, law, and literature.


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Forecasting the Middle East for 2023

"The trajectory of rising discontent driven by economic pressures is the other critical development to watch. Whether such discontent leads to a renewed wave of Arab-spring-like movements against incumbent regimes, or remains as isolated cases of protest is difficult to predict, however."  Karim Haggag, professor of practice and director of Middle East Studies shares his views on forcasting the middle east for 2023. 

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Middle East Studies Center supports research, teaching, and outreach across a range of disciplines. Our goal is to establish and strengthen relations between the Middle East Studies Center and other leading Middle East Studies centers/universities through joint research projects, conferences.

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Middle East Studies Program

Tel: +20.2.2615/1756/1746/1757