Editorial Note – December 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of the Asfar e-journal, a collection of works celebrating diversity, cross-cultural knowledge, and a celebration of commonalities over differences. I write this post on the one hundredth anniversary of the armistice of World War One, the calamity that took millions of lives and created the conditions for the rise of … Continued

Editorial Note – June 2018

Hello, and welcome to the June 2018 issue of Asfar’s e-journal! So much has happened since the last issue. Russia has alienated itself by interfering in the domestic affairs of other countries, the Syrian government seems to have consolidated its power over the country, and the situation in the Gulf between Qatar and the other GCC … Continued

Editorial Note – December 2017

Hello, and welcome to the December 2017 issue of Asfar’s e-journal! I would like to apologise to our regular readers for such a long wait since the last issue of our journal was published. It has been a hectic time for myself transitioning to a PhD (with all of the added mishaps that come with that) … Continued

Editorial Note – May 2017

Hello, and welcome to the May issue of Asfar’s e-journal in 2017! So much has happened in the world of politics since the last issue was published. Britain has started to pursue new trading relationships around the world, France has chosen a new President, and we have seen a significant number of defeats of ISIS/IS/Daesh in Iraq … Continued

Editorial Note – January 2017

Hello, and welcome to the first issue of Asfar’s e-journal in 2017! The start of a New Year is a great time to reflect on the past year, both on a personal level, and on a wider global level. The year 2016 has been a year of profound political change, states have continued to be … Continued

UK-Eurasia Exchange to Georgia: a participants’ perspective

  Rachael:     My knowledge of Georgia was extremely limited before this year. I didn’t know its capital was Tbilisi. I didn’t know their currency was the Lari. I didn’t know that Georgian is its own language with a unique alphabet. In fact, I didn’t even know where Georgia was. Lacking these basic facts, it … Continued

Editorial Note – December 2015

Welcome to Asfar’s December 2015 e-journal edition. Understandably, the focus of this edition falls largely on the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Syria. Regular contributor Rich Quinlan looks at the debate over the refugee crisis in Europe and North America, while Jesse Delbridge takes us into the world of big data, explaining how it is being … Continued

Editorial Note – August 2015

Welcome to the summer edition of the Asfar e-Journal! This edition, without any particular prompting on my part, has come together mainly around the theme of identity. It is a theme that I always personally find fascinating, and it has produced some very interesting articles this time. I am particularly excited by Ameen Nasir’s article … Continued

Editorial Note – April 2015

Welcome to Asfar’s April 2015 edition of our e-Journal. We all hope you enjoy it! In this edition, you will discover 7 fascinating articles on a wide range of Middle Eastern subjects. Including: Marrakchef: Foodie Fusion Morrocco Interview with Antoine Ludovic by Joe Blood Islamic Revivalism: the case of Hassan Turabi and the Islamic state … Continued

All writers' views in articles are their own and do not necessarily represent the opinion of the AsfarEurope team.

Published by AsfarEurope in London, UK - ISSN 2055-7957 (Online)