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18/02/2020

Co-hosted MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture: “The Birds of the Arabian Peninsula” by Rob Sheldon


11/02/2020

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation Co-hosts Book Launch of ‘Arabs’, by Tim Mackintosh-Smith


21/11/2019

“Walking the Longest Wadi in Arabia” by Chris Bradley


10/06/2019

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports 3rd Beatrice de Cardi Lecture


15/05/2019

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “A Legacy of T.E. Lawrence – The University of the Desert” by Mark Evans MBE


11/01/2019

Buildings That Fill My Eye: the Architectural Heritage of Yemen’ Travels to York


15/11/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Dragon’s Blood Island: Socotra and Our Search for Dragons” by Ella Al-Shamahi


05/08/2018

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors 52nd Seminar for Arabian Studies


04/08/2018

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture at the Seminar for Arabian Studies: “Neither the Desert Nor the Sown: The Towns of the Arabian Gulf from the 18th to the 20th Century AD”, presented by Professor Robert Carter


15/06/2018

Exhibition ‘Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage of Yemen’ Travels to Berlin


19/04/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Telling Stories in Basrah: A New Museum for Iraq” by Dr Paul Collins


10/04/2018

In March 2018, the MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsored an Expedition to the Island of Socotra


15/03/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Trump and Brexit – What Impact on Britain’s Relations with the Middle East?” by Chris Doyle


21/02/2018

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Visits British Library


16/01/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Arabic Calligraphy, Art and Architecture” by Khulood Da’mi


23/10/2017

Exhibition ‘Buildings That Fill My Eye: the Architectural Heritage of Yemen’ Travels to Turin, Italy


19/10/2017

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “A Return to Arabian Art and Architecture in Twentieth Century Cairo” by Dr Sami de Giosa


22/09/2017

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports Yemen Exhibition Lecture: ‘Views of Aden’ by Dr St John Simpson


15/09/2017

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports Yemen Exhibition Lecture: ‘Monuments of Faith and Power: Yemen’s Religious Architecture’ by Noha Sadek


05/08/2017

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture at Seminar for Arabian Studies: ‘Yemen’s Architectural Heritage in Peril’ by Professor Trevor Marchand


04/08/2017

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors 51st Seminar for Arabian Studies


17/07/2017

New publication supported by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation: Architectural Heritage of Yemen: ‘Buildings That Fill My Eye’


13/07/2017

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports ‘Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage of Yemen’ – New Exhibition Curated by Professor Trevor Marchand


29/05/2017

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber receives 2017 Dialogue of Cultures Award


24/05/2017

New Website for Euro-Arab Dialogue Initiative, Supported by Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber and MBI Al Jaber Foundation


18/05/2017

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Arabia on a Plate: Cuisine and Commerce in the Gulf and Beyond’ by Sarah Al Hamad


20/04/2017

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Making a Mark: A History of the Middle East through Postage Stamps’ by Matthew Corbin Bishop


07/04/2017

Cultural Dialogue in the Omani Desert supported by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation


09/03/2017

MBI Al Jaber Lecture at Corpus Christi College, Oxford, Co-hosted with Gingko: ‘Fatimid Artists in Palermo and Constantinople’ by Professor Jeremy Johns


23/02/2017

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘The European Discovery of Medieval Cairo’ by Professor Doris Behrens-Abouseif


26/01/2017

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors Civil Society event: ‘Strengthening the Humanitarian Response in Yemen’


19/01/2017

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Why People to People Engagement in the MENA Region Matters’ by Adrian Chadwick


20/10/2016

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Keeping Faith in Foreign Affairs’ by Dr Ed Kessler


31/07/2016

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors 50th Seminar for Arabian Studies


30/07/2016

MBI Al Jaber Foundation at the Seminar for Arabian Studies: Screening of ‘Voice of the Sea’ by Abdulrahman al-Salimi and Eric Staples


16/06/2016

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Mamluk Geometric Design in Cairo (1250-1517)’ by Eric Broug


01/05/2016

Connecting Cultures Oman: Executive Summary May 2016


28/04/2016

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Dress and Identity in the Sultanate of Oman’ by Aisa Martinez


20/04/2016

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series : ‘Architecture that “Fills the Eye”: Building Traditions in Highland Yemen’ by Professor Trevor Marchand


22/02/2016

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Helps Further the Work of Liverpool Arabic Centre


21/01/2016

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘A Lens on the Waves of Political Change in Yemen’ by Nawal Al Maghafi


01/12/2015

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors EAD’s Comparative Study of Textbooks


17/11/2015

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘The Abraham Path: A Trail of Dignity Across the Middle East’ by Stefan Szepesi


15/10/2015

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Digitising British Imperialism in the Gulf: The British Library - Qatar Foundation Partnership’ by Louis Allday


25/07/2015

MBI Al Jaber Lecture at the Seminar for Arabian Studies: ‘Turning the World Upside Down: the Emergence of Camel Caravans and Overland Trade in the Ancient Near East’ by Professor Peter Magee


24/07/2015

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors 49th Seminar for Arabian Studies


18/06/2015

Update Meeting on Yemen, co-hosted by the British-Yemeni Society and the MBI Al Jaber Foundation


06/05/2015

Cultural Dialogue in the Omani Desert supported by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation


19/03/2015

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: ‘Euro-Arab Dialogue: the Challenges and Opportunities’ by Dr Mir Asghar Husain


04/02/2015

MBI Al Jaber Foundation supports The Second British Yemeni Society (BYS) Annual Lecture.


19/09/2014

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Launches Lecture Series on the Middle East


27/05/2014

The British Foundation for the Study of Arabia’s 2014 Bulletin for Arabian Studies, sponsored by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation, is out now.


13/03/2014

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors Lecture ‘Arabia, The Central but Missing Link in World Prehistory’ by Professor Michael Petraglia


13/02/2014

MBI Al Jaber Foundation’s Continuing Support For Connecting Cultures: Euro-Arab Dialogue in the Omani Desert


03/12/2013

Agreement on Common Goals for Educational Toolkit Reached at UNESCO/MBI Al Jaber Foundation Euro Arab Dialogue Meeting in Penina Hotel Portugal


22/07/2013

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture at the Seminar for Arabian Studies : ‘Stellar Navigation of the Arabs’, by Dr Anthony Constable


29/05/2013

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors Conference ‘Mali in Transition: Interdisciplinary Perspectives’ at SOAS


18/02/2013

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation supports an international meeting of experts to discuss the safeguarding of Mali’s cultural heritage.


11/01/2013

British-Yemeni Society International Conference – ‘Yemen: Challenges for the Future’ – Sponsored by MBI Al Jaber Foundation


12/12/2012

UNESCO Special Envoy HE Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber initiates signing of joint declaration by the UNESCO Director General and the President of Mauritania


01/06/2012

Strengthening the Euro-Arab Dialogue – UNESCO and MBI Al Jaber Foundation Hold International Conference in Vienna


19/12/2011

Young Leader from Connecting Cultures Shares Her Experience in Oman with MBI Al Jaber Foundation


28/07/2011

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Lecture at Seminar for Arabian Studies: ‘From the Capital of Petra to the Provincial City of Hegra: New Insights on the Nabataeans’ by Dr Laïla Nehmé


02/12/2009

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Trustee Peter Jones Presents Lecture at UCL


01/11/2009

MBI Al Jaber Foundation’s Continued Support for Connecting Cultures


17/02/2009

The Mayor of Vienna, Michael Haeupl, gives Gold Medal to Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber


01/08/2008

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Major Sponsor of Pioneering Exhibition ‘Edge of Arabia, Art and Identity in the Land of the Prophet’


11/07/2008

Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber at the Council in Strasbourg for the newly released White Paper on Intercultural Dialogue entitled "Living Together as Equals in Dignity"


14/05/2008

Two-Day Conference Marking 60th Anniversary of British Withdrawal from from Palestine Supported by MBI Al Jaber Foundation


12/05/2008

The Arab Media – A conference organised by LMEI at SOAS, and supported by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation.


12/05/2008

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors One-Day Conference ‘Setting the Arab News Agenda: Who, How and With What Consequences’


20/04/2008

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports BRISMES/LMEI Conference ‘Do We Understand the Middle East?’


17/05/2007

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Sponsors UCL Event – ‘Brother Yasin, the Poet of Baghdad’


22/08/2006

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports Production of The Soldier’s Tale


15/08/2006

The Unity – New Successful Exhibition at St Botolph’s Church – Supported by the MBI Al Jaber Foundation


20/01/2006

Sheikh Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber Sponsors Publication of the Book ‘Travellers in Arabia’


29/11/2005

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports ‘The Light of Hope’ Exhibition


25/04/2005

MBI Foundation Supports Recent Exhibition at the John Addis Gallery of Islamic Art


23/04/2005

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Supports Rebuilding of Ferhadija Mosque in Bosnia and Herzegovina


18/03/2005

Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber named UNESCO Special Envoy to represent the Director General on education, tolerance, and cultures to build peace and democracy


19/09/2003

Mohamed Bin Issa Al Jaber to sponsor UNESCO programmes in the Arab world


07/07/2003

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Raising Awareness of Threat to Cultural Heritage of Iraq


 

 

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