Obay al-Dewachi has kept Mosul’s university running in exile and represents the resilience of the city’s people.
An Egyptian journalist recalls a program that helped her think in new ways and reflects on the connection between education and social progress.
A commentator describes what education should be like after coalition forces have expelled Islamic State forces from Mosul.
Many of those displaced from Mosul are deeply committed to their home. Harnessing their ideas and energy will be key when the battle to recapture the city is over, argue the authors.
Empowering youth requires encouraging enrollment in academic programs that include courses in philosophy, poetry and art history, the writers believe.
In Palestine, institutions of higher education are vital to the future but have to fight on two fronts just to survive, says the author, a Palestinian-American businessman.
The first female head of a political party in Morocco is a professor, and a defender of the country’s public education.
A new book tries to solve the puzzle of why engineering students are overrepresented among Islamist radicals.
Souffles, a firebrand Moroccan cultural magazine, still influences intellectuals and attracts scholars fifty years after its was forced to close.
Asma’ Jawabreh is immersed in East Jerusalem’s troubles after a breather in Berlin.