Heard @ the Souq


Bringing you a step closer to the various facets of the region

Visit to Israel and Palestine

25 May 2018

With the recent events unfolding in Israel and Palestine, Senior Research Fellow Victor Kattan and MEI chairman Bilahari Kausikan travel to the Middle East for an update on the political situation. Read on to understand more about their journey...

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The Graves of Sayong Pinang

24 May 2018

Today, we join Research Fellow Zoltan Pall’s adventures through the Sultanate of Johor. Equipped with a bike, the pair ventured with a goal in mind – the Graves of Sayong Pinang, an old mausoleum of 16th-century Muslim royals about 60km...

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Hizb-ut-Tahrir and the Quest for the Illusive Caliphate

21 May 2018

Last week, Mohamed Nawab Osman from the S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies came to MEI to discuss the Hizb-ut-Tahrir(HT) movement. Here is a summary of the talk.

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Internet Use in Qatar

21 May 2018

How do Qataris use the internet? Read this infographic to find out!

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What is the “Muslim world”?

16 May 2018

Drawing from Cemil Aydin’s work, Research Associate Muneerah Razak analyses and discusses what is meant by the “Muslim World”. 

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The contributions of Yemen’s diasporic community in Southeast Asia

11 May 2018

Our own intern, Tim Min Hui, a Political Science undergraduate at NUS, delves into a short history of the Yemeni diaspora in Singapore, focusing on the economic achievements of this community.

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Requiem for a Deal, or the End of American Influence in the Investment Chapters of Asia-Relevant FTAs?

10 May 2018

Last week, the Transsystemic Law cluster invited Elsa Sardinha from the NUS Centre for International law and Vincent-Joël Proulx from the NUS Faculty of Law to discuss the impact of US’s withdrawal from the TPP and the future of...

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