Over the last half century, the world has learned a great deal about how costly civil wars can be — they devastate economies, take millions of lives, and cause mass displacement. A scholar at NYU Abu Dhabi is studying the politics of civil war and the way in which political institutions mediate social conflict more generally. His findings could hold lessons for many countries around the world struggling with violence and social unrest.Read More »
Reports of revolution and civil war in Iraq, Syria, and Ukraine have dominated the media this year. Salaam checked in with NYU Abu Dhabi Professor of Social Research and Public Policy Georgi Derluguian to ask how a social scientist might think about these geopolitical events and what might motivate young people to take part in these conflicts.Read More »
Rashid Rana's piece in the inaugural exhibition at the NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery is not abstract, exactly. Rather, the Pakistani artist explains, it's about abstraction.Read More »
Guest post by Sue-Ann Lau (Class of '18)
As we got off the bus after the two hour ride, a wave of familiarity swept over us. With dune surfing, camel riding and henna art all happening right at the campsite, it was as though we were at NYU Abu Dhabi Candidate Weekend all over again.Read More »
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The NYUAD Falcon was out in full force with the community to support the Men's and Women's basketball teams as they faced off against Paris Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi last week. The NYUAD athletics mascot and new fan club were celebrated with a spirit party, including face painting, poster making, and a performance by the university's faculty band RLOE.