About the Middle East and North Africa Research Group

The MENARG is a multidisciplinary research group housed within the Department of Conflict and Development Studies, Faculty of Political and Social Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.The MENARG is primarily dedicated to the production of knowledge about - and critical insight into - the politics, society, and economy of the contemporary Middle East and North Africa. Affiliated researchers are also concerned with issues and phenomena that link the MENA to Europe and the global world order: neoliberalism, "Islam", the so-called "war on terror", and solidarity.

Domains of research include, but are not restricted to:

Main Goals