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MBI Al Jaber Lecture: “Palaces and Water in the Early Alhambra” by Anna McSweeney

21/06/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture: “Palaces and Water in the Early Alhambra” by Anna McSweeney

“Palaces and Water in the Early Alhambra” was the final lecture of the 2017/18 MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series and it was presented by Palaces and Water in the Early Alhambra.

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

15/06/2018

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

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation is the main sponsor for “Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage of Yemen”, a photographic exhibition which will open shortly at the Pergamonmuseum in Berlin.

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MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Blue and White Ceramics in the Middle East: Exchanges with China”, by Dr Melanie Gibson

17/05/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Blue and White Ceramics in the Middle East: Exchanges with China”, by Dr Melanie Gibson

“Blue and White Ceramics in the Middle East: Exchanges with China”, the seventh lecture in the 2017/18 MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series, was delivered by Dr Melanie Gibson, Executive Trustee of the Gingko Library and Senior Editor of the Gingko Library Art Series.

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

19/04/2018

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

“Telling Stories in Basrah: A New Museum for Iraq”, the sixth lecture in the 2017/2018 MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series, was introduced by Joan Porter McIver, UK Project Coordinator of the Friends of Basrah Museum (FOBM).

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

15/03/2018

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

Chris Doyle, Director of CAABU (Council for Arab British Understanding), shared his views on the effect that Trump and Brexit have had on Britain’s relations with the Middle East at the 5th lecture of the 2017/18 MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series.

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MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Travels and Plant Collections of Aucher-Éloy, Oman, 1838” by Dr Shahina Ghazanfar

22/02/2018

MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series: “Travels and Plant Collections of Aucher-Éloy, Oman, 1838” by Dr Shahina Ghazanfar

Dr Shahina Ghazanfar, Research Associate at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, shared the travel experiences of Aucher-Éloy, the first plant collector to work and classify the flora of Oman

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MBI Al Jaber Foundation Visits British Library

21/02/2018

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Visits British Library

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation was recently given a unique opportunity of visiting the British Library and previewing some of the exhibits that will be part of a new project called ‘Discovering Sacred Texts’.

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MBI Al Jaber Foundation Attends Overseas Development Institute’s Panel Discussion

08/02/2018

MBI Al Jaber Foundation Attends Overseas Development Institute’s Panel Discussion

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation team attended the Overseas Development Institute’s panel discussion, “Yemen's Economic Future: From Survival to Reconstruction”, on 8th February, 2018.

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MBI Alumni News: Tarek Younis’ Music Spreads and Supports Young Talents

05/02/2018

MBI Alumni News: Tarek Younis’ Music Spreads and Supports Young Talents

Tarek Younis, MBI Al Jaber Foundation Alumnus, is an ethnomusicologist and a freelance pianist and composer.

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

16/01/2018

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

Khulood Da’mi presented the 3rd lecture of the current MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series, “Arabic Calligraphy, Art and Architecture”

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