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Conversation with the Authors

Fadia Faqir is a Jordanian British author based in Durham and Amman. She currently holds a writing fellowship at St Aidan’s College, the University of Durham, where she teaches creative writing. Her novels have been


A wake-up call? New centrality of the EU-Neighbourhood

In cooperation with Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies Much like the COVID-19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine has also been an urgent wake-up call for the EU, as it has obliged member states to


Advancing the Social Contract in the MENA

Many MENA countries have witnessed substantial gains in human development in the last several decades. Yet, disparities within the region remain large as do the barriers to building resilient and inclusive societies.  Historically, a pronounced