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Marwan M. Obeidat
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.
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Feb 22,2018
As a professor and scholar in my own field of human knowledge, I am — as I assume the rest of us in the field are — concerned about the future of higher education learning and teaching institutions. How would they be like in 2040?
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Feb 15,2018
I am not on top of this subject; I only know a handful of academic ranking systems: QS (World University Ranking); Times Higher Education; Academic Ranking of World Universities; the CWTS Leiden and the Webometrics.Some of these consider rudiments of academic excellence, fac
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Feb 07,2018
No one knows for sure yet what the particulars of the so-called “deal” of the century are all about! The word "deal", rather than solution, is a business, un-political, problematic and an awkward term.
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Jan 31,2018
Addressing the Knesset on January 22, 2018, US Vice President Mike Pence avowed that the US embassy would be open in Jerusalem towards the end of 2019, thus reiterating his administration’s recognition of Jerusalem as the legitimate capital of Israel.
By Marwan M. Obeidat - Jan 24,2018
In plain words, anti-American blowback is an adverse reaction to American policies, ideals, values and culture beyond native borders.



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