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Provenance In The Aggregate: The Social Life Of An Unremarkable Arabic Manuscript Collection, Paul Love 2019 Al Akhawayn University

Provenance In The Aggregate: The Social Life Of An Unremarkable Arabic Manuscript Collection, Paul Love

Manuscript Studies

This is a biography of a collection of eleven Arabic manuscripts at the library of the Università degli Studi di Napoli L'Orientale (UNO). These manuscripts do not contain otherwise unknown or even rare texts, since the titles in the collection exist in dozens of manuscript copies in northern African libraries in addition to printed editions. While the bulk of their content may be known to historians, the objects themselves have led rich social lives that merit attention. Like many biographies, however, the story of these objects suffers from a lack of detail. In this article, I suggest that if ...


The Rise Of Renewable Energy In The Mena Region: An Investigation Into The Policies Governing Energy Resources, Farah Abdelrahim 2019 University of Pennsylvania

The Rise Of Renewable Energy In The Mena Region: An Investigation Into The Policies Governing Energy Resources, Farah Abdelrahim

Social Impact Research Experience (SIRE)

This paper explores the various policies and legislative frameworks regarding renewable energy in place throughout the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), with a specific focus on two representative countries: Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. Through compiling information from past literature covering renewable energy policies in general, the history of hydrocarbons in the Middle East, and the steadily growing presence of renewables in the area, and combining that information with primary research through meetings and interviews with individuals throughout the different stages of the renewable energy market, this paper arrives at recommendations regarding the future of renewable energy production ...


The Status Of Women And The Arab Spring, Karen Pimentel 2013 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The Status Of Women And The Arab Spring, Karen Pimentel

UTB/UTPA Electronic Theses and Dissertations

The social movement known as the Arab Spring brings together various groups, including educated women, demanding the overthrow of decades-old dictatorial regimes. It begins in Tunisia and then extends to neighboring Arab- speaking countries of North Africa, Egypt and Libya. Similar social, cultural, and economic conditions are conducive to the unfolding of a single social movement across national borders. After the successful overthrow of dictatorships, groups that collaborated in it, clash against each other. Despite the fact that the movement was initiated by middle-class youth advocating a Western-style model of democracy, Muslims succeed in gaining control of ―democratic,‖ majority-rule governments ...


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