Articles and Literature

Here we share articles and literature from and baout South Yemen.

The 2nd Edition of the Cultural Magazine Abyan

The 2nd Edition of the Cultural Magazine Abyan On March 28, 2019, the newly founded University of Abyan in Zinjibar published the first issue of the cultural magazine Abyan in the eponymous governorate. The 2nd edition contains the following topics: Civilization and Nomadism in Arabic Poetry by Dr. Saeed al-Awadi The Rhythm in Medinan Suras […]

Past and Present Perspectives on Civil Society in South Yemen

Past and Present Perspectives on Civil Society in South Yemen Omar Ahmed Middle East Monitor – Link The Arab-British Chamber of Commerce was the venue for yesterday’s workshop organised by the Academic Forum Muhammad Ali Luqman and supported by Independent Diplomat focussing on civil society, women’s activism and the role of local and international media in […]

The Yemen War: Actors, Interests and the Prospects of Negotiations

The Yemen War: Actors, Interests and the Prospects of Negotiations The Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung has convened experts from Europe, Germany, the United States, and Yemen to provide informed opinions about the conflict in Yemen and on the best way to advance peace among the warring parties. In addition to an analysis of different local, regional and international […]

The Importance of Reconsidering Ideas about South Yemen

The Importance of Reconsidering Ideas about South Yemen Statement by the Academic Forum Muhammad Ali Luqman 15 August 2019   The current events in South Yemen require a reconsideration of approaches toward and perceptions of this region in order to gain a more comprehensive understanding of what is happening on the ground. Until the developments […]

السياسة الخارجية الروسية تجاه جنوب اليمن، الماضي، الحاضر والآفاق المستقبلية

السياسة الخارجية الروسية تجاه جنوب اليمن، الماضي، الحاضر والآفاق المستقبلية برلين نَظّم منتدى محمد علي لقمان للدراسات – أوروبا يوم أمس محاضرة علمية في العاصمة الألمانية برلين تحت عنوان “السياسة الخارجية الروسية تجاه جنوب اليمن: الماضي، الحاضر، والآفاق المستقبلية”. هدفت المحاضرة إلى قراءة واستعراض ثلاث محاور رئيسية: العلاقات الوطيدة بين الاتحاد السوفيتي وجمهورية اليمن الديمقراطية […]

Jemen-Report: The Academic Forum Muhammad Ali Luqman

The Academic Forum seeks to give insight into historical, political, economic and cultural topics related to South Yemen, as well as to stimulate research interest in this increasingly significant region.

Publication of the Cultural Magazine Abyan

Publication of the Cultural Magazine Abyan   On March 28, 2019, the newly founded University of Abyan in Zinjibar published the first issue of the cultural magazine Abyan in the eponymous governorate. The magazine deals with literary, social, historical, cultural, and anthropological topics. This first edition contains the following topics: Preface by Prof. Dr. Mahmood […]

Modern Literature of South Yemen in the Course of Time

Modern Literature of South Yemen in the Course of Time On June 19, 2018, Dr. Saeed Al-Gariri, Chairman of the Literati and Writers’ Association in al-Mukallah (Hadramaut) and former Professor of Literature and Literary Criticism at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Hadramaut (he has lived in the Netherlands since 2014), spoke at […]

Memory, Social Stratification and Migration in Batawil’s Novels

Memory, Social Stratification and Migration in Batawil’s Novels   On April 23, 2018, the “Literature Forum” in Berlin’s Brecht-Haus served as the venue of the Academic Forum Muhammad Ali Luqman’s inauguration and first public event. Abdulsalam Al-Rubaidi, literary scholar and doctoral candidate at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg, presented Ammar Batawil’s (b. 1981) novels Salmin (2014) and […]