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Yemen’s Architectural Heritage in Peril by Professor Trevor Marchand

05/08/2017

Yemen’s Architectural Heritage in Peril by Professor Trevor Marchand

The MBI Al Jaber Lecture at the Seminar for Arabian Studies was presented by Emeritus Professor Trevor Marchand of SOAS, at the BP Lecture Theatre at the British Museum.

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The 51st Seminar for Arabian Studies

04/08/2017

The 51st Seminar for Arabian Studies

The 51st Seminar for Arabian Studies (SAS), organized by the British Foundation for the Study of Arabia (BFSA) and supported by both the MBI Al Jaber Foundation and the British Museum, took place on Friday 4th to Sunday 6th August.

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

17/07/2017

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

We are pleased to have supported an important new publication on the traditional architecture of Yemen. The book accompanies the exhibition currently showing at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS, is edited by exhibition curator Professor Trevor Marchand and is authored by leading scholars from around the world.

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Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage of Yemen - 13th July - 23rd September 2017

13/07/2017

Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage of Yemen - 13th July - 23rd September 2017

The MBI Al Jaber Foundation launched its photographic exhibition “Buildings That Fill My Eye: The Architectural Heritage of Yemen” on Wednesday, July 12th at the Brunei Gallery, SOAS to a large, enthusiastic and appreciative audience.

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MBI Al Jaber Scholarship Student Fatma Zohra Naili Achieves Upper Second Class Honours

12/07/2017

MBI Al Jaber Scholarship Student Fatma Zohra Naili Achieves Upper Second Class Honours

MBI Al Jaber scholarship student Fatma Zohra Naili has been awarded an Upper Second Class Diploma in Communicative Japanese by SOAS.

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Iraq’s Oil Cultures before the Revolution by Dr. Nelida Fuccaro

15/06/2017

Iraq’s Oil Cultures before the Revolution by Dr. Nelida Fuccaro

Dr Nelida Fuccaro presented the final lecture of the 2016-17 MBI Al Jaber Lecture Series on Thursday 15th June at the MBI Al Jaber Seminar Room.

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

29/05/2017

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

On May 29, 2017, Sheikh Mohamed received the award during the 10th Anniversary Gala of the Aladdin Project, held at the Hotel de Ville in Paris.

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New Website for Euro-Arab Dialogue Initiative (EADI)

24/05/2017

New Website for Euro-Arab Dialogue Initiative (EADI)

The Euro-Arab Dialogue Initiative (EADI) has a new website, www.mawaid.net

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Arabia on a Plate: Cuisine and Commerce in the Gulf and Beyond by Sarah Al-Hamad

18/05/2017

Arabia on a Plate: Cuisine and Commerce in the Gulf and Beyond by Sarah Al-Hamad

Sarah Al-Hamad, author of the award-winning ‘Cardamom and Lime: Flavours of the Arabian Gulf’, presented the penultimate lecture of the 2016-17 MBI Al Jaber Foundation lecture series on Thursday, May 18th.

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Making a Mark: A History of the Middle East Through Postage Stamps by Matthew Corbin Bishop

20/04/2017

Making a Mark: A History of the Middle East Through Postage Stamps by Matthew Corbin Bishop

Matthew Corbin Bishop, artist and Middle East historian, presented ‘Making a Mark: A History of the Middle East Through Postage Stamps’ to an enthusiastic audience at the MBI Al Jaber lecture series on April 27th.

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