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Scott Douglas Jacobsen: Within Ideas beyond Borders, there is the initiative for translation on amass scale in the long term. What is the project? How are you executing it? Why is it important? Faisal Saeed Al Mutar: The name of the project is the House of Wisdom or Bayt al-Hikma 2.0. I will start with the last question. […]

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Academic Advisor Dr. Oweidat is currently an Assistant Professor at Kansas State University, teaching classes on Islamic thought and history and security of the modern Middle East. She is also a Non-Residential Fellow at New America where she conducts research on countering violent extremism and agents of positive change in the Arab world. Dr. Oweidat, originally from […]

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Dr. Laith Al-Shawaf is an evolutionary psychologist and an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs. He has worked as a statistical consultant, taught and conducted research in several different countries, and is the youngest person to have received the honor of a Visiting Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced […]

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Khaled Al-Hroub is a professor in residence of the faculty of liberal arts at Northwestern University in Qatar. His focus is Middle Eastern studies and politics with particular interest on Islamism, and Arab media studies. Hroub is also a senior research fellow at the Centre of Islamic Studies of the Faculty of Asian and Middle […]

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Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University. Expert in cultural diplomacy, focusing on relations with the Muslim world. Cynthia P. Schneider, Distinguished Professor in the Practice of Diplomacy at Georgetown University, teaches, publishes, and Organizes initiatives in the field of cultural diplomacy, with a focus on relations with the Muslim world. From 1998-2001, […]

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  September 11, 2001 is a date Americans will never forget, changing us forever. But what Americans often don’t remember is how that date also changed the rest of the world, especially the Middle East. Seventeen years ago, I was 10-years-old, growing up in Baghdad under the regime of Saddam Hussein. I remember watching the […]

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