Abwab  – the CBRL British Institute in Amman magazine – is a space for academics, artists and writers to showcase their ideas, conversations and research projects. Abwab is also an online platform that mirrors the diverse intellectual atmosphere and facilities offered by the CBRL British Institute in Amman.

During our long history, we have woven together a diverse community of scholars and friends who are geographically dispersed throughout the world. This blog is digital forum for our online community, in Jordan, the UK, and the world. 

Given our contrasting fields of interest and audiences, Abwab covers a range of different disciplines, such as Anthropology, Politics, Linguistics, Archaeology, History, Musicology, Geography, and Development Studies. The blog includes short articles, fieldwork experiences, reviews, interviews and social glimpses of Jordan.


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