Claudia Farkas Al Rashoud: Kuwait’s Seafaring Heritage and the Doha Shipyards

When Claudia first arrived in Kuwait in 1979, the ancient seafaring traditions were still in evidence. Piles of rough timber covered the ground: teakwood for the hull and deck, fen asel for the masts, fen Ibrahim for the spars, and the twisted boughs of ironwood for the ribs.

Keith Jardim: Portrait of a Globalized Landscape

"There were fires on the mountains that afternoon. An easy wind sent smoke and dust down to the city, down to where new high-rises, scattered and colourless near the harbour, looked both fragmented and monolithic in the haze..."

Feminism in Kuwait. Rutgers Meets GUST

On January 11, 2023, a group of 16 students from Douglass Residential College, Rutgers University, led by Dr Hasnaa Mokhtar, visited the Women’s Cultural and Social Society (WCSS) in Kuwait City.

Maria Papita: Winds of Change. What is the Future of Kuwaiti Politics ?

A storm has been brewing for years, but for many Kuwaitis the recent political development seemed both improbable and inevitable.

Andri Ottesen: Ten Reason for Low Adaptations of Electric Vehicles in Kuwait

Kuwait has one of the lowest Electric Vehicle (EV) adaptation rates in the world. A research team managed by the Middle East Center of LSE (MEC) and funded by the Kuwait Foundation for Scientific Advancement (KFAS) conducted research to find out why the EV adaptation was so low.

Yamen Nissi: Supply Chain 4.0: New Topics and Issues Under Technology 4.0

In the era of Industry 4.0, supply chain management is undergoing a significant transformation. The convergence of advanced technologies, data analytics, and interconnected systems has given rise to what we call Supply Chain 4.0.

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