The University participates in an International Conference in the USA

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Dr. Nihad Habib Allah from Graduate Studies Faculty in Arab American University participated in a research paper at the international conference for scientific research in Sociology. The conference was held in Philadelphia, USA attended by 4500 researchers and scientists from all over the world.

Dr. Habib Allah discussed her research entitled “Enhancing Arrogance Nationalism and Intolerance through creating national novels”.  Moreover, how national novels are build based on dismissing the other, which will lead to right-wing extremist believing they have the right of transcendent. Referring to the relationship between race and state and how the concept of race is used by the state to create a distinction between “us and them”.

Where she presented examples of this type of scenarios, the United States under Trump’s leadership and Israel under Netanyahu's leadership, which they exclude groups of citizens and refers to them as inferiority levels, such as the Israeli Government's approval of the law on the "Jewish nation-State".