Looking for Inspiration as you #StayHome?

The NYU Abu Dhabi Institute talks are now available online

Press Release

With people around the world staying home and maintaining physical distance in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, The NYU Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) Institute has shortlisted five of their previous talks for the public to access online.

From talks of the ambiguity of humor in Egyptian politics and a reflection on culture, to the evolution of falconry and astronomical discoveries, these talks are all accessible via The Institute’s YouTube channel.

Notable speakers in these talks include Nobel Laureate in Literature Wole Soyinka; Professor of Anthropology at Northwestern University Jessica Winegar; and Founder of Al Kamda Falcons Mohammed Kamda, among several others.


About NYU Abu Dhabi

NYU Abu Dhabi is the first comprehensive liberal arts and science campus in the Middle East to be operated abroad by a major American research university. NYU Abu Dhabi has integrated a highly-selective liberal arts, engineering and science curriculum with a world center for advanced research and scholarship enabling its students to succeed in an increasingly interdependent world and advance cooperation and progress on humanity’s shared challenges. NYU Abu Dhabi’s high-achieving students have come from 115 nations and speak over 115 languages. Together, NYU's campuses in New York, Abu Dhabi, and Shanghai form the backbone of a unique global university, giving faculty and students opportunities to experience varied learning environments and immersion in other cultures at one or more of the numerous study-abroad sites NYU maintains on six continents.