Odense (The Conversation) – After years of campaigning by women activists, on June 24 the ban on women driving in Saudi Arabia will be lifted. It is the most visible of a bundle of recent initiatives taken by the Saudi king and the crown prince, Mohammad bin Salman, to strengthen the role of women in […]
Martin Hvidt is Associate Professor at the Center for Contemporary Middle East Studies at the University of Southern Denmark. In 2013-2016 he was a professor in the International Studies Program at Shaikh Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He is author of The New Gulf: An Economic History of a Global Phenomenon (Dec., 2018). His other publications are listed here.