Results for Tag: Middle East

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Toward Net Neutrality in the Arab Region: What VPNs Can Offer?

This Essay explores the concept, implementation, risks and benfits of Net Neutrality through the use of VPNs in the Arab World.

Mass Surveillance and Internet Censorship Under Scrutiny

An exploration of the public opinions scrutiny surrounding mass surveillance of digital content and internet censorship as a means of national security

Islamic Art and the Museum – The construction and problematic use of the Islamic art discourse within museums

The study of Islamic art and architecture is a relatively new field in history of art, and was constructed and forged at the end of the nineteenth century by European scholars after interest in the field started to rise . During that same time, the first museums started to create separate spaces or departments for artifacts now known as Islamic art.

Essay Contest: Cyber Security and Online Citizenship in MENA

Fanack Academy’s Fall 2016 Essay Contest on Digital Security and Online Citizenship in the MENA region.

What is the Islamic Feminist Critique of Western Feminism?

Britons define feminism as sexual freedom and see Islam as inherently oppressive, whereas the Muslim women questioned did not perceive their own societies as oppressive towards them, and disagree with the panacea for gender discrimination in the implementation of what they perceive as Western values.

The Female Body in Islam: the Hijab- Religious Oppression or Personal Freedom?

The hijab has been and still is a topic that contents a lot of different conflicts and misunderstandings in the international debate but also on the national level of several countries.

The Epistemic Exhaustion of the Anti-Imperialist Ideology in the Contemporary Iran

The intention of this paper is to pin-point how anti-imperialism, in Iran, from a hegemonic ideology among the opponents of the monarchy became the main obstacle for socio-economic development of the country.

The Origins of the Israeli Nuclear Weapons Program

This essay aims to reflect upon the historical events leading up to the creation of the program and how this has shaped the relations between the Jewish state and the world.

Does State Always Precede Nation in the Middle East and North Africa?: Case Studies of Turkey and Israel

Mike Cesnak, university of Exeter: This essay aims to highlight the evidence concerning the creation of Israel and Turkey.