The Journal for politics, economics, and culture of the Middle East published by the German Orient-Institute
Currently in its 64th year, ORIENT has established itself as a major reference source on Middle Eastern politics, economics, religion and society. With four issues per year and a print distribution of more than 2,500, it reaches scholars and decision makers in politics and business worldwide. Each edition focuses on a specific topic, for example: the Muslim World and the Internet; the Shia; Turkey and the West; or the US and the Near and Middle East. ORIENT positions itself at the juncture between academia and the interests of the business and media world, publishing original scholarly articles and a broad range of book reviews. Purchase a subscription starting at 80 EUR per year to get valuable insights to the Near and Middle East provided by top academics and insiders.
ORIENT II 2023: Changing international relations of the GCC states
ORIENT I 2023: Climate change and climate action in MENA
ORIENT IV 2022: Global geopolitics echoing into the MENA region
ORIENT III 2022: Intraregional geopolitics
ORIENT II 2022: Germany’s role in the MENA region: Between continuity and change
Turkey’s 2019 municipal elections
NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept reconsiders the MENA and southern partners
The role of the Kurds in the Middle East: A regional factor of stability or instability?
The Arab League: Between ambitions and reality
The Abraham Accords: A somewhat contradictory work in progress?
From tacit cooperation to formal strategic partnership: The Abraham Accords
Qatar’s changing international relations
Saudi Arabia’s changing international profile: The role of sovereign wealth
Money trees in the Gulf: The power of sovereign wealth funds in shifting GCC international politics
The “new” GCC: Strategic autonomy, organisational cacophony
Relationship between China and the GCC states: Natural partners or uneasy bedfellows?
China and the GCC: A developing strategic partnership
Indonesia-GCC cooperation in climate action: Progress and ways forward
Climate change impact and action: Qatar at the forefront
Climate change, heat waves and their consequences in the MENA region
Climate-smart agriculture and food security in MENA
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The German Orient-Institute (Deutsches Orient-Institut, DOI) was founded in 1960 by the non-profit-organization German Near and Middle East Association (NUMOV), which is the oldest and largest organisation that promotes economic development between Germany and the countries of the Near and Middle East. The DOI regularly publishes scientific publications such as the ORIENT, Short-Analysis, Business-Guides and various policy-advising Studies.
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