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Oman: Record of Past Events
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This page lists records past conferences, symposia, lectures and exhibitions related to Oman with the exception of some events organized in the Sultanate itself.
22 and 25 September 1997: Zanzibar and the Germans
Lecture on "Zanzibar and the Germans: German interests and diplomacy from 1844-1965", by Dr. Heinz Schneppen, former German Ambassador to Tanzania.
Sep 22, 1997, 5 p.m. at the Goethe-Institut Dar es Salaam
Sep 25, 1997, 5 p.m. at the Palace Museum Zanzibar
In this lecture, Dr.Schneppen deals with the involvement and interests of German
merchants, missionaries, and consuls during the sultan's rule in Zanzibar. In the second part, he presents new evidence on the relationship between East
and West Germany and the island.
October 1997: 7th German Omani Joint Economic Commission meeting
The German-Omani Joint Economic Commission is due to meet in Muscat in October 1997 (probably 25-26 Oct 1997) under the presidency of H.H. Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said and State Secretary Dr. Schomerus.
22-25 November 1997: MESA '97 Annual Meeting / SGAS Meeting
Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (includes the meeting of the Society for Gulf Arab Studies) in San Francisco, CA (USA)
4-6 December 1997: 4th DAVO Annual Congress, Hamburg
Congress of the DAVO Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient für gegenwartsbezogene Forschung und Dokumentation (http://www.geo.uni-mainz.de/davo) in Hamburg (Haus Rissen) under the general theme of "Vernetzung: lokal, regional, global".
Proposals for panels sould be sent to the DAVO Sekretariat at Mittelweg 150, D-20148 Hamburg, Germany, Fax +49-40-441484; e-mail: DAVO@lambada.geo.uni-mainz.de. http://www.geo.uni-mainz.de/davo.
15-24 February 1998: Winter School on Ocean Ridge Processes in Oman
There was a Winter School on Ocean Ridge Processes in Oman
15-24 February, 1998.
For more information see the web page
For additional questions please contact Adolphe Nicolas at email@example.com or
Valerie Ballu at firstname.lastname@example.org.
25 March - 16 April 1998: Zauber des Orients (photographs from Oman)
An exhibition of photographs by Omani artist Said bin Mohammed al-Harthy in Bonn, Germany. Location: Bundeshaus Bonn, Restaurant neben dem Neuen Plenarsaal. - Opening: Wednesday, 25 March 1998, 18:30 hrs.
19 June 1998: "Sicherheit und Zusammenarbeit zwischen Europa und den Ländern des Nahen und Mittleren Ostens"
One-day meeting in Bonn, Germany, organized by the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Godesberger Allee 149, D-53170 Bonn.
19-20 June 1998: "German and International Research on Oman 1998" Conference, Bonn
Interdisciplinary conference to present ongoing or recently concluded research on Oman. The conference is open to the public. For further details, go to the Oman Conference page.
30 June 1998: Oman Business Opportunities in an Emerging Market, London
Business conference organized by the Confederation of British Industry (CBI).
Includes some high level Omani and British speakers (including Maqbool Ali Sultan, Minister
of Commerce, and Derek Fatchett, Minster of State, Foreign and Commonwealth
office). Conference fee is £94 for CBI members and £117 for
non-members. Contact: Neil Clappison email@example.com.
30 June - 1 July 1998: First German-Arab Business Forum in Berlin
Major gathering of leading representatives of Arab governments, trade associations and industry, including representatives from Oman, with their German counterparts.
Organized by GHORFA Arab German Association for Trade and Industry, Godesberger Allee 125, D-53175 Bonn, Germany, Tel. +49-228-959640, Fax +49-228-379626, or
IBG, Tel. +49-911-5075066, Fax +49-911-5075767. - Open for everyone (conference fee: DM 1.250.--).
8-10 July 1998: International Conference on Human Development in the Arab Gulf
Centre for Arab Gulf Studies, University of Exeter. - For information contact The Conference
Coordinator, Centre for Arab Gulf Studies, Old Library, Exeter University, Exeter EX4 4JZ, UK.
Tel: (+44 1392) 264041 or 264024, fax: (+44 1392) 264023; E-mail: R.M.Ayubi@exeter.ac.uk.
5-6 December 1998: 2nd Oman International Economic Conference
Conference on "Economic and Political Challenges of the Next Millennium" held in Al-Bustan Hotel from December 5th - 6th. For more information, see
22-23 February 1999: Persian Gulf: Present Realities and Future Perspectives
The 9th International conference on the Persian Gulf held by the Center for Persian Gulf and Middle East Studies,
Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS), Tehran, discussed political, international, economic, security as well as
cultural and energy issues. Registration: Institute for Political and International Studies (IPIS),
Shahid Bahonar Avenue, Shahid Aghai Street, Tehran, Iran; P.O. Box 19395-1793, Tehran, Iran. -
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax +98-21-2710964,
Tel. +98-21-2571010 through 2571014. -
16-17 March 1999: Banking & Finance Oman: New Millennium, New Frontiers
Events International organized this conference at the Hyatt Regency
Hotel, Muscat. Further details from: Dave Pender, General Manager, Events International,
Hatat House, Suite 106, P.O. Box 268, Ruwi 112, Oman, Tel. +968-564268, -564303,
Fax +968-565165, e-mail email@example.com.
30 June - 1 July 1999: Round Table on Oman in Tours, France
Round Table on "Développement, aménagement du territoire et construction d'une identité nationale au sultanat d'Oman". For more information, contact Dr. Marc Lavergne,
14 rue de Paris, F-91570 Bievres, France; Tel. +33-1-69418632, Fax +33-1-69855534,
e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. See also the webpage with the
2-3 July 1999: German and International Research on Oman 1999
Inter-disciplinary conference on Oman held in Bonn, Germany, at DETECON. For full details and registration,
check the official conference webpage for German and International Research on Oman 1999.
6-8 July 1999: Exeter Conference/Workshop on Gulf Studies
Conference convened by the Centre for Arab Gulf Studies, University of Exeter.
It focusses on the field of 'Gulf Studies', defining the boundaries of past and current research,
identifying areas of scholarship that have been inadequately covered, and considering the future direction of research.
Further information from Mrs Lindy Ayubi, Conference Co-ordinator, Centre for Arab Gulf Studies (AG Conf),
University of Exeter, Old Library, Exeter EX4 4JZ, UK, Tel. +44-1392-264030 / 264024; fax +44-1392-264023.
Email: R.M.Ayubi@exeter.ac.uk. -
12-15 July 1999: Conference on the foreign policies of Middle East states
Held at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland. Speakers examined the regional arena and foreign policy processes and
behavior in 12 country case studies, including the main Arab states,
Turkey, Israel, Iran and a representative sample of smaller Arab states.
Speakers were expected to include Anoush Ehteshami, Gregory Gause,
Fred Halliday, Raymond Hinnebusch, Clive Jones, Ibrahim Karawan, Paul
Lalor, Emma Murphy, Tim Niblock, Gerd Nonneman, Barbara Allen Roberson,
Philip Robins and Charles Tripp.
For details, contact Prof. Raymond Hinnebusch, Department of
International Relations, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16
9AL, Scotland, UK; e-mail: email@example.com; FAX +44-1334 462937;
15-17 July 1999: Seminar for Arabian Studies, London
Annual conference. For more information, contact the Seminar for Arabian Studies, c/o Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY, or
direct fax/answerphone (+44 1367) 850130, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
29 July 1999: The al-Hajar Project (lecture)
Lecture by Jeffrey and Jocelyn Orchard. Organised by the Anglo-Omani Society, it will be delivered at the Middle East Association,
33 Bury Street, London SW1, at 17.30 hours.
25-28 October 1999: How best to bring lasting stability to the Gulf?
A Wilton Park Conference on the Gulf. For information, contact Mrs. Heather Ingrey, phone +44-1903-815020, fax +44-1903-815931, e-mail: email@example.com. -
Website for the conference: http://www.wiltonpark.org.uk/conferences/programmes/wp580.html.
19-22 November 1999: MESA '99 Annual Meeting / SGAS Meeting
33rd Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association of North America (includes the meeting of the Society for Gulf Arab Studies) in Washington, DC (USA). -
Registration: MESA '99, Middle East Studies Association, University of Arizona, 1643 East Helen Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA.
2-4 December 1999: 6th DAVO Annual Congress, Hamburg
Congress of the DAVO Deutsche Arbeitsgemeinschaft Vorderer Orient für gegenwartsbezogene Forschung und Dokumentation (http://www.geo.uni-mainz.de/davo) in Haus Rissen, Hamburg (Germany).
For further information, see the conference webpage at http://lambada.geo.Uni-Mainz.de/davo/kongress.html (also available in English).
London, 17-19 July 2000:
Three-day conference sponsored by the Anglo-Omani Society and organised by Dr Julian Reade at the British Museum (Department of Western Asiatic Antiquities). - For more details,
see the webpage at http://oman.org/conf2000.htm and/or e-mail Dr Reade at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Historic Oman: Cultures, Contacts, Environment (Conference)
London, 20-22 July 2000:
Annual conference on the archaeology, epigraphy and anthropology of the Arabian Peninsula. The first day will possibly focus on Oman as in previous years.
Deadline for submission of abstracts: 15 February 2000. For more information, contact the Seminar for Arabian Studies, c/o Institute of Archaeology, 31-34 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PY, or
direct fax/answerphone (+44 1367) 850130, E-mail: email@example.com.
Seminar for Arabian Studies
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