Gulf Research Meeting: 23-24 July, 2021

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Gulf Research Meeting: 23-24 July, 2021

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About GRM

The Gulf Research Meeting (GRM) offers a unique environment to explore matters of key importance to the Gulf region and provides a platform for discussion and dissemination of research in a wide variety of Gulf-related fields, including economic and financial issues, international relations, security, environment, energy and renewable energy, as well as education, labour and social issues. Committed to a high-level academic standard, the GRM's objective is to help generate solutions to many of the region's pressing challenges. Read More


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Years

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Hours

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Institutions

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Participants

127

Workshops

52

Books Published
GRM 2021

Workshops

This year’s GRM workshops cover a wide range of topics in the fields of politics, economics, energy, security and the wider social sciences as they relate to the wider Gulf region (GCC countries in addition to Iraq and Yemen). You can click on each workshop to read its full description and instructions on how to register as a paper presenter or listening participant.


Art, Museums and Cultural Initiatives in the Arabian Gulf: an examination of future directions in a shifting political world

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Energy Transition and Climate Change, Challenges and Opportunities for the Gulf Region

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Europe and the Multipolarization of the Gulf

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Foreign Aid and the Gulf States

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Maritime Security and the Gulf States: Changing Strategies, New Political Rationales

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Nationalization of GCC Labor Markets: The Changing Role of Higher Education in the Era of the 4th Industrial Revolution

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Saudi Youth ‘Policy Relevance’: Dilemmas, Challenges, Opportunities

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The COVID-19 Health and Socio-economic Crises: Consequences on Population and Migration in the Gulf

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The Gulf, Russia and the Countries of the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS)

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The United States and the Gulf: Hard Power, Soft Power, Shifting Power, New Power?

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Psychosocial Impacts and Social Policy Responses to the COVID 19 Pandemic in the Gulf Region

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Application for Call for Papers

You can apply as a paper presenter here

GRM 2021 Workshop

Directors

This year's GRM workshop directors come from a variety of esteemed institutions from both within and outside the Gulf.


Associate Professor of Art History and Museum Studies -
University of Melbourne


Honorary Senior Research Associate -
UCL


Sustainability Research Program Manager -
Gulf Research Center


Assistant Professor -
Kuwait University - Environmental Technology Management, College of Life Sciences



Professor -
Near East South Asia Centre - National Defense University


Professor -
University of Singapore


Professor -
University of Cambridge - Department of Politics and International Studies


Associate Researcher -
Université Clermont Auvergne



Project Director -
Gulf Research Center Foundation


Research Fellow and Programme Manager -
Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung - Regional Gulf States Programme


Ram Sathe Chair for International Studies / Former Indian Ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UAE -
Symbiosis International University


Emeritus Professor of Middle East Politics -
University of Exeter



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Professor and Deputy Director -
Middle East Studies Institute of Shanghai International Studies University


Associate Professor -
Zayed University


DirectorChief of Party USAID -
Nottingham Trent University


Oman Chamber of Commerce & Industry Chair in Economic Studies -
Sultan Qaboos University - Humanities Research Center



Associate Fellow -
Chatham House - Middle East & North Africa Programme


Senior Research Fellow -
King Faisal Centre for Research and Islamic Studies


Professor -
Lahore School of Economics


Senior Researcher Sociology-Demography
GLMM



Professor -
European University Institute


Professor -
Boston College - Department of Political Science


Professor of Political Science -
Kuwait University - College of Social Sciences


Professor -Security
Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies



Senior Research Fellow, Mediterranean and Middle East Programme -
International Affairs Institute


Economic Development
Sultan Qaboos University


Museum Studies: Private Museums and Collecting
University of Melbourne


Deputy General Manager -
Harf and Fasela



Director of Social Observatory -
College of Education, Sultan Qaboos University


Dean of College of Social Sciences -
Kuwait University


Research Fellow -
KFCRIS


Associate Professor - College of Public Policy, Hamad Bin Khalifa University .
Associate Professor - College of Public Policy, Hamad Bin Khalifa University .



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GRM

Publications


Publisher: Routledge

The Arab Gulf States and the West. Perception and Realities - Opportunities and Perils

This book examines the relations and image of the Arab Gulf...


Publisher: Gulf Research Center Cambridge

GCC Relations with Post-War Iraq: A Strategic Perspective

This volume contains the contributions to the Gulf Research...


Publisher: Gulf Research Center Cambridge

Housing Markets and Policy Design in the Gulf Region

Housing is what creates and defines cities, and affordable h...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

Asia-Gulf Economic Relations in the 21st Century: The Local to Global Transformation

Asia constitutes the hub of the transformation of global eco...


Publisher: Gulf Research Center Cambridge

The Gulf and Latin America: An Assessment of Expectations and Challenges

Since the last decade of the 20th century, there has been an...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

Security Dynamics of East Asia in the Gulf Region

The Gulf region’s primary economic relationships are rapidly...


Publisher: Springer

Environmental Cost and Face of Agriculture in the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries

This volume presents the outcome of an Agriculture Workshop...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

State-Society Relations in the Arab Gulf States

This book examines the strategies and dynamics through which...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

The Political Economy of Energy Reform: The Clean Energy-Fossil Fuel Balance in the Gulf

Climate change requires coordinated global responses. All na...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

A New Gulf Security Architecture: Prospects and Challenges for an Asian Role

This book explores how growing economic ties between Asian c...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

Gulf Charities and Islamic Philanthropy in the “Age of Terror” and Beyond

“Gulf Charities and Islamic Philanthropy in the ‘Age of Terr...


Publisher: Gerlach Press

Islamic Finance: Political Economy, Performance and Risk (Three Volume Series)

This collection of new research brings together state of the...


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Travel Information

Arrival

No direct transport to and from Cambridge will be provided. More...

Attendance

All participants are expected to arrive by the afternoon on Tuesday, July 21, 2021 and stay until ... More

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Accommodation

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Meals

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