Derasat held a press conference to announce the upcoming MENA & Global Think Tank Summits in partnership with Think Tank and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) of The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania, USA, on 6-7 December 2021.
This latest virtual ThinkTalk on Weds 25th August, 2021, introduced statistics, its uses in everyday life, scientific research, and statistical errors commonly made. A link to the webinar recording is available.
Expert Bulletin: Arabian Gulf States’ Management of the Kuwait Invasion Crisis and Liberation: A Strategic View of the Gulf-International Alliance
Derasat’s recent Experts’ Bulletin discussed the strategic vision behind the GCC’s management of the Kuwait invasion crisis and liberation through the Gulf-international alliance at the time. On August 11th, 2021 at 11.00am, via Zoom.
Derasat’s recent Thinktalk discussed, ‘The Arabian Peninsula: Archaeology and Ancient History’, presented by Dr. Waleed Safaei, an Assistant Professor of Archaeology at the University of Bahrain, on Wednesday 4th August, 2021.
Derasat’s Executive Director, Dr. Hamad Al-Abdulla, participated in a Forum that assessed effective strategies to identify and nurture the next generation of young researchers. Jointly hosted by the TRENDS Research & Advisory, UAE and the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program (TTCSP) at the Lauder Institute, University of Pennsylvania, USA.
Given the multiple and diverse aspects to crisis management, this webinar presented aspects that might enhance the relationship between crisis management and strategic flexibility and how Bahrain’s e-readiness is placed to respond.
Derasat’s Research Fellow, Eng. Abdulla AlAbbasi, participated as a speaker in a panel on, ‘Innovating the Grid of the Future’, in the Global Electrification Forum: Regional Focus on Middle East & North Africa, on July 14th, 2021.
Dr. Ghufran Jassim delivered a very interesting presentation underscoring the long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on mental and psychological health. The presentation is available via the link.
Bahrain and India have historic bilateral ties that span energy, trade, investment, education and beyond; this collaborative webinar between Derasat and the Observer Research Foundation (ORF) in India, highlighted the emergent convergences for expanding India-Bahrain bilateral cooperation.
The Fourth Derasat Annual Forum was held online from 21 – 23 June with a focus on food security. Experts shared policy and programme experience, presented recommendations to improve national and regional food security, and discussed the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.