Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
A sampling of scholarly and literary works and translations that offer new perspectives on the region.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.
Rules about who counts as a refugee bar these “guests” from basic human rights, including access to education. The government and universities could help change that.
The intellectual who died in August shaped some of the intellectual debate about why so-called developing countries do not make economic progress.
An exhibition in Rabat showcases publications whose mission was to gather and share the best thinking of its time, despite enormous challenges
A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.
A new volume in an acclaimed series delves into the movements and debates that shaped modern art in the Arab world.
A researcher finds that more professors are teaching Arabic literature in translation, in courses sprinkled around the world. The next step, she says, is for the teachers to learn from each other.