In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.
A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.
A slight twist on an old saying can help those discouraged by the situation in the Arab world, says an Al-Fanar Media editor.
In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.
Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.
An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.
The writer compares her experience of three different academic systems in three different countries.
MOOCS could be a second (or first) chance for many women to enter STEM careers. But can the courses be designed to encourage that?
In the second part of their essay, the authors discuss feedback, growth and attitude towards failure.
A writer calls for a unified approach to support academic freedom in Egypt.