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354 arend kuesterwebseminar12142010

  1. 1. Developing Scholarly Publishing in the Middle East Arend Kuester, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation JournalsTuesday, 14 December 2010
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  3. 3. Location: 25 30 N, 51 15 E Capital: Doha Ruled by Amir HAMAD bin Khalifa al- Thani Government Type: Emirate Area: 11,586 sq km Area – comparative: Slightly smaller than Connecticut Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers Terrain: Desert Natural Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, fish Population: 833, 285 Religions: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other 14% (2004) Literacy: 89% Education Expenditures; 3.3% of GDP (2005) GDP: $102.3billion GDP per capita: $110,700 (No. 2)Tuesday, 14 December 2010
  4. 4. Location: 25 30 N, 51 15 E Capital: Doha Ruled by Amir HAMAD bin Khalifa al- Thani Government Type: Emirate Area: 11,586 sq km Area – comparative: Slightly smaller than Connecticut Climate: arid; mild, pleasant winters; very hot, humid summers Terrain: Desert Natural Resources: Petroleum, natural gas, fish Population: 833, 285 Religions: Muslim 77.5%, Christian 8.5%, other 14% (2004) Literacy: 89% Education Expenditures; 3.3% of GDP (2005) GDP: $102.3billion GDP per capita: $110,700 (No. 2)Tuesday, 14 December 2010
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  11. 11. Confidential Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals 2010 3Tuesday, 14 December 2010
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  20. 20. INTERNATIONAL ADVISORY BOARD Chair: Richard Charkin, Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, United Kingdom International Members who have accepted: o! Alok Adholeya, TERI, India o! Jim Al-Khalili, University of Surrey, United Kingdom o! Rita Colwell, University of Maryland, United States o! V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize Laureate, United Kingdom o! Frances Pinter, Bloomsbury Academic, United Kingdom o! Magdi Yacoub, Imperial College London, United Kingdom Key Researchers in Qatar: o! Hessa Al Jaber, ictQATAR, Qatar o! Sheikha Abdulla Al-Misnad, Qatar University, Qatar o! Abdul Sattar Al-Taie, Qatar National Research Fund, Qatar o! Abdelali Haoudi, Qatar Foundation, Qatar o" Mehran Kamrava, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service , Qatar. o! Mohammad Fathy Saoud, Qatar Foundation, Qatar o! G. Richard Tucker, Carnegie Mellon University, Qatar o" Allyson Vanstone, Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of the Arts, Qatar o! Mark H. Weichold, Texas A&M University, QatarTuesday, 14 December 2010
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  22. 22. Thank you!Tuesday, 14 December 2010

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