How can academics contribute to better informed decision by policy-makers?

mary Fitzgerald, journalist and author

 

 

Interview | Islamic Mobilisation in Singapore and Malaysia   

Martyn Egan form the RSCAS's Middle East Directions programme interviews Mohamed Nawab Osman (Nanyang Technological University) and Sophie Lemiére (Max Weber Fellow, RSCAS/EUI) on the effect in Singapore and Malaysia of the current situation in the Middle East on Islamic mobilisation.

 

Jihad Yazigi

What are the key elements that should be changed in the academic approach to the region to make research more relevant for policy makers?