Mohammed Almahfali

affiliated with the university

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Languages and Literature
  • Social Sciences


  • Culture, Literature, Middle East, Political transformation, Social transformation, Human Rights Knowledge, discourse analysis, Yemen, capacity development


Mohammed Almahfali is working with the research project ”Research and Public Policy-making in the Arab World Program” (RAPP) which include a number of activities. One of them is creating an annotated bibliography about human rights in Arabic world that show the development of the human rights movement in the Arab world and preparing an analytical summary of the bibliography in the Arabic language with an English translation. In addition to this project, his current research projects focus on culture and literature and their relation to the political and social transformations in the Middle East.    

Mohammed has a Ph.D from Cairo University and was assistant professor in Arabic literature in Hadhramout University, Yemen. He has published two books entitled The Employment of Narrative in the Modern Arabic Poetry, and The Textual Transformation in The Modern Arabic Novels.

Mohammed has published many research papers and articles in journals, magazines, and newspapers in Yemen, Oman, Egypt, Bahrain, Jordan, Algeria and England about language, literature and culture. He has also written in many newspapers and websites about Yemen and the Arabic world.

Recent research outputs

Mohammed Almahfali & Root, J., 2020 Feb 13, Sana’a Center for Strategic Studies.

Research output: Other contributionWeb publication/Blog post

Mohammed Almahfali & Homaid, E., 2020, INSAF Center for Defending Freedoms & Minorities. 87 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

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