Tag: Oman

Gulf Arabic Online

tabsir , October 1st, 2022

NYU/Abu Dhabi has created a website devoted to the dialects of the Arab Gulf. Check it out here.


Seasonal Knowledge and Arab Gulf Almanacs

tabsir , May 28th, 2022

I am pleased to announce the publication of my new book: Seasonal Knowledge and the Almanac Tradition of the Arab Gulf. Details about the book, including a free…


Al-Jallad on Pre-Islamic Arabian Inscriptions

tabsir , October 19th, 2021

One of the foremost scholars of the pre-Islamic languages and inscriptions of the Arabian Peninsula is Dr. Ahmad al-Jallad. Here is a Youtube video of a lecture he…


Googling Ibn Majid

tabsir , April 1st, 2021

One of the most famous Arab navigators is the Omani Ahmad b. Majid, who flourished in the latter half of the 15th century. If you google his name…


Arabian Medical Genetics: Of Rare Disorders and Decreasing Oil Rent

Karoline Buchner , January 25th, 2017

Hide Press Release (2 Less Words) Claire Beaudevin Diagram explaining the transmission of alleles between parents and children (Department of Inherited Blood Disorders (Ministry of Health) and Ministry…