ScienceOpen provides the publishing infrastructure to emphasize the diversity of knowledge in different subjects. With the Forum for Open Research in MENA Conference approaching, we want to revisit our Islamic Studies blog post, and highlight research covering the Middle East or originating from the MENA region.
The Forum for Open Research in MENA will bring together leading international experts and key regional stakeholders that support the advancement of open research across the Middle East and North Africa, providing a forum for librarians, researchers, government policymakers, universities, and international experts to discuss and debate key themes and issues.
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Promoting diversity of perspectives and topics
Pluto Journals offers a diversity of perspectives and research from its wide range of disciplines covered in the super collection. Producing world-class journals that are at the cutting edge of humanities research today, we are highlighting below the journal collections by Pluto Journals, covering the MENA region, with prestigious scholarly outputs bridging geographical, linguistic, and cultural divides.
Bethlehem University Journal serves as a vibrant platform where research communities in the region and the world with can engage in dialogues and conversations that can contribute to the production of original and transformative knowledge about the state of disciplinary and interdisciplinary research and its future.
Islamophobia Studies Journal provides an interdisciplinary research unit dedicated to the systematic study of othering Islam and Muslims, through multi-lingual academic submissions that theorize the historical, political, economic, and cultural phenomenon of Islamophobia in relation to the construction, representation, and articulation of “Otherness.”
Arab Studies Quarterly was established by the late Professors Edward Said and Ibrahim Abu-Lughod. They envisioned the journal as being a platform for academic research to counter anti-Arab propaganda veiled in academic jargon. Since its inception, ASQ has been a refereed academic journal that publishes articles on Arabs, their history, and social and political institutions.
Applied research in technology, economics, and social studies
African Journal of Engineering & Technology (AJET) is a multidisciplinary journal discussing applied research in engineering and technology. AJET is published by the Sudanese Researchers Foundation, and it addresses topics on development through sustainable engineering and technology, presenting solutions based on critical reviews, case studies, and qualitative and quantitative research.
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Emirates Scholar Research Center focuses on research that monitors, analyses, and assesses current and potential trends, non-traditional ideas, and impending phenomena that contribute to shaping the future in the short term, with a focus on the Gulf region.
The Emirati Journal of Business, Economics and Social Studies and the International Journal of Automation & Digital Transformation are two journals by Emirates Scholar that highlight the multi-disciplinary topics covered in the super collection.
Islamic Studies by EUP
Edinburgh University Press has recently joined our network by dedicating a collection to its scholarship in the field of Islamic & Middle Eastern Studies, which includes hundreds of books and journal articles on a variety of topics. Religion is a significant subject of EUP’s publishing, from studying Islam to giving in-depth investigations of religious texts, people, and developments.
We invite you to explore the great range of subjects covered by the collection, including politics & international relations, religion, history, art & architecture, and language & linguistics.
Highlighted Research by other publishers
Our network of over 81 million publications features plenty of books, research articles, and book chapters in a wide range of disciplines that explore different aspects and breakthrough innovations of academia in the Middle East and Northern Africa, or topics covering issues affecting the region.
Below we are highlighting some articles and book titles from different publishers:
King Salman Center for Disability Research
Arab Journal of Forensic Sciences & Forensic Medicine (AJFSFM)
Amsterdam University Press Books
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