KIPCO – the Kuwait Projects Company – has announced that it will be supporting the 2013 Gulf Studies Symposium organized by the Center for Gulf Studies at the American University of Kuwait. The event, themed ‘Gulf Cities: Space, Society, Culture’, will be held on 22-24 March at the university campus.

The symposium, which will be held on a regular basis in the future, aims to provide a forum for worldwide Gulf scholars and researchers to discourse on timely research contributions that are particular to both the region and the field of Gulf studies.

Ms Eman Al Awadhi KIPCO’s Marketing and PR Manager, said:

“KIPCO is delighted to be supporting the Center for Gulf Studies at AUK in organizing an academic conference of this international scale. As part of our Group strategy, KIPCO encourages its companies to find opportunities to work together on Corporate Social Responsibility projects; United Real Estate Company is the lead contributor to this symposium, alongside Burgan Bank and Gulf Insurance Company.”

This year’s inaugural event will bring together local, regional, and international scholars to engage in an inter-disciplinary dialogue on diverse issues related to urbanism and urbanization in the Gulf and the Arabian Peninsula.