Cambridge Scholars Publishing expand subject coverage and open new representative offices

Cambridge Scholars Publishing have launched an expansion programme in science and technology book publishing, building on their historic base in Humanities and Social Sciences. This move has already gathered a number of proposals and submissions, details of which can be found in the Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Physical Sciences tabs on the publisher’s web page. The expansion into these … Continue reading Cambridge Scholars Publishing expand subject coverage and open new representative offices

Cambridge Scholars author becomes Egypt’s first ever female Minister of Tourism

Dr Rania Al-Mashat is a seasoned local and global economics veteran and even an AUC alumna. In the recent government reshuffle, former IMF adviser and deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, Rania Al-Mashat, has been appointed as Egypt’s new Minister of Tourism. Al-Mashat’s story is a testament to the sort of perseverance, dedication … Continue reading Cambridge Scholars author becomes Egypt’s first ever female Minister of Tourism

Why are there still British military bases in Cyprus?

The continued division of Cyprus suits Britain’s geopolitical interests, as well as those of world powers that see the Mediterranean island as a useful pawn in a longstanding game of chess. Darren Loucaides reports from a country that wants to determine its own future. The view along Dhekelia Road is not particularly pretty. Glimpses of sea … Continue reading Why are there still British military bases in Cyprus?

‘Re-visiting and Re-staging’ released by Salma Ansari, wife of the Vice-President of India

City based Assistant Professor Anupam Vatsyayan’s book that has been recently published from United Kingdom was released by Salma Ansari, wife of the Vice President of India Mohammad Hamid Ansari, at the Vice President House in New Delhi. “Presenting my first book to a profound personality like Madam Ansari was a cherished moment not only … Continue reading ‘Re-visiting and Re-staging’ released by Salma Ansari, wife of the Vice-President of India

Theory that challenges Einstein’s physics could soon be put to the test

Scientists behind a theory that the speed of light is variable - and not constant as Einstein suggested - have made a prediction that could be tested. Einstein observed that the speed of light remains the same in any situation, and this meant that space and time could be different in different situations. The assumption … Continue reading Theory that challenges Einstein’s physics could soon be put to the test

Ancient Inscriptions Show Life Once Flourished in Jordan’s ‘Black Desert’

Thousands of inscriptions and petroglyphs dating back around 2,000 years have been discovered in the Jebel Qurma region of Jordan's Black Desert. They tell of a time when the now-desolate landscape was teeming with life. "Nowadays, the Jebel Qurma area, and the Black Desert in general, is a highly inhospitable area, very arid and difficult … Continue reading Ancient Inscriptions Show Life Once Flourished in Jordan’s ‘Black Desert’

In Rwanda, refugees realise dream of a university degree

Inside a red-brick building with a tin roof in western Rwanda, a group of young people are hard at work studying for a US-accredited university degree. But these are no ordinary students: they are Congolese refugees for whom such a qualification could spell an escape from stateless limbo. Over the past year, a Rwandan charity … Continue reading In Rwanda, refugees realise dream of a university degree

‘Post-truth’ named Oxford Dictionaries UK and US Word of the Year

With the election of Donald Trump to the US presidency and the victory of the Leave campaign in Britain's EU referendum, 2016 has been a year that has bewildered many analysts. Reflecting the political upheavals in both Britain and America, Oxford Dictionaries has announced a joint US-UK word of the year: "post-truth". The word is … Continue reading ‘Post-truth’ named Oxford Dictionaries UK and US Word of the Year

New book drives introspection in the Jamaican film industry

The film sector in Jamaica has often been both lauded on one hand and jeered on the other as an industry which has not yet realised its full potential, both within the local and international marketplace. Peter Polack, a Cayman-based writer and journalist, has been getting attention for a book he is writing on the … Continue reading New book drives introspection in the Jamaican film industry