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The New Face of the Middle East

April 20, 2011

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Youthful, rebellious, romantic young people in trendy sunglasses, and stylish jeans who share their experiences with university students overseas through Skype . Sounds like you or someone you know? Well, this is the new Middle East. “Young people will be the voice and the face of Islam and Muslims now,” says Asad Jafri, Director of […]

Contrasts of Neatness

March 26, 2011

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It has been almost three weeks since my visit to Alexandria, Egypt where about 40 journalists gathered to discuss various issues. You can check the recollection of some of the Tweets here. The conference and the discussions were all serious and inspiring, however, Alexandria’s toilet hygiene impressed me the most. My brother appreciates a locale, […]

Q&A With Andrew Molinsky: Cross-Cultural Communication

March 20, 2010

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Andrew Molinsky, Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior at Brandeis University’s International Business School,  sheds light on the issue of cross-cultural communication, its challenges and possible ways to reduce cultural shock. You can download the audio Q&A interview  here (scroll down on the opened page to download the audio file).