CEMMIS wishes to enrich its publications with the use of multimedia. Analyses that integrate the text with image and sound will be hosted here. This way one will be able in a few-minutes time to familiarize himself with the region's dynamics and at the same time get the latest developments.
The video recording of the lecture by Anthony O' Mahony (Reader in Heythrop College of University of London) on: "Christians and the current crisis in the Middle East", which was co-organized by CEMMIS and the Institute for Alternative Policies (June 14, 2018).
The audio recording of the Public talk by Mr. Ali Fayyad on "The geopolitical developments and religion in the Middle East" (Athens, April 5, 2017)(Arabic-Greek)
The transcript of the speech. (Greek)
Review of the most important 2010 events in the Middle East.
Lebanese novelist Elias Khoury interview by Ζakia Aqra
Read the bookreview of Khoury's novel Bab Al-Shams (Gate of the Sun)
(History and Evolution)
(Ideology, Structure and relation with Democracy)
The audio recording of the lecture "The role of the army in the Arab uprisings" by Yezid Sayigh, Professor of Middle East Studies, King's College, London and Onassis Fellow. (Athens, May 4, 2011)
(duration 31 minutes)
The transcript of the lecture.
(duration 12 minutes)
The audio recording of the CEMMIS' interview with Dr. Nabeel Shaath* (Ramallah, 19 October, 2011)
(duration 22 minutes)
The transcript of the interview.
* Dr. Nabeel Shaath is a senior PLO negotiator, member of the Central Committee of Fateh, and commissioner of International Relations of Fateh. He has been involved in Palestinian politics since the late 60s as member of the PLO. He was the Deputy Prime Minister and Acting Prime Minister of the Palestinian Authority (2005-2006). From 1994 until 2006 he has served as Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation and Minister of Information. Furthermore, he has been active in the academic field. Among others, he was a lecturer at University of Pennsylvania (1961-1965), an Assistant Professor, Dean of the Business School and Senator of the American University of Beirut (1969-1976); at the same period, he was an Assistant Professor in the National Institute of Management Development and Visiting professor at the University of Alexandria and American University of Cairo and since 2005 he is the Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Al-Azhar University in Gaza.
The audio recording of the CEMMIS' interview with Dr. Wael al-Hafez* (Athens, November 22, 2011)
(duration 16 minutes)
The english translation of the interview.
* Dr. Wael al-Hafez is the Head of the Political Bureau of the "Popular Movement for Change in Syria".
Review of the most important 2011 events in the Middle East.
The Centre for Mediterranean, Middle East & Islamic Studies posts a multitude of positions in the context of free academic debate. These do not necessarily reflect the positions of the CEMMIS. The use and reproduction of the multimedia material displayed in the CEMMIS website has non-profit character and serves academic and educational purposes, with full respect to copyright and intellectual property laws, and in accordance with the Greek Laws 2121/1993 and 2557/1997.