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Marwan M. Obeidat
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Jun 08,2018
First off, I have to admit that I am neither an economist, nor have I the academic training of one.
By Marwan M. Obeidat - May 31,2018
The last couple of weeks, or so, drove the region to most horrendous events: The methodical massacre of Gaza-hostage Palestinian protesters by Israeli forces, the decision of US President Donald Trump’s administration to launch its embassy in Jerusalem, a city holy to both Muslim
By Marwan M. Obeidat - May 17,2018
I have been serving in the academy for a little more than three decades without ever being on top of the subject as to whether academic institutions, particularly in our part of the world, should be research or teaching oriented.“Both” is not an adequate standpoint in my vie
By Marwan M. Obeidat - May 03,2018
In this article, I want to consider the place of the University in a rapidly changing and globalising world that plays a major role in a discussion of any of the critical issues such as this. Common literature stresses the University's place as a dominant player in a global
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Apr 19,2018
Death of a Salesman, a 1949 play written by the American playwright Arthur Miller, recipient of the 1949 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, reflects, among other things, America's pursuit of a central, historically distinctive “dream”, and it may serve as a starting point for the sake of
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Apr 05,2018
The American “acquaintance” with the Arab-Muslim Middle East, so to speak,was largely a venture based on indirect encounter with aneccentric, uncommon“other”.
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Mar 22,2018
Globalisation has emerged disguising its identity at times as internationalisation and, at less often times, as Americanisation representing a vision of a central super power to be taken for granted as a leading intercontinental model, while subordinating other nations and cultur
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Mar 15,2018
Men of letters in the field of socio-cultural politics dealing with the American legacy in the academy of the Middle East, are in a dire need today, more than any other time, to respond to two crucial issues for intellectuals in that field of knowledge worldwide.First, how did th
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Mar 08,2018
At the core of this concise discussion is the contention that cultures structure and constrain education in ways that benefit a certain, often-condescending, society.
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Mar 01,2018
For a certainty, science and humanities cannot be the same disciplines. That we know. Though the methods they follow are similar, the areas of specialisation are not.

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