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Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics

Women’s Advocates Go on Trial in Saudi Arabia

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Mar 2019

Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.

Development Politics Students

Algerian Students Thwart President Bouteflika’s Bid for Fifth Term

Samuel Woodhams | 13 Mar 2019

Young people were key in protests that persuaded the ailing leader not to run again. However, he also postponed elections, meaning he stays in power for now.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Of Scholars and Spies

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Dec 2018

Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.

Development Finances Politics

‘A Search for Band-Aids’: Economic Reform in Egypt

Ursula Lindsey | 30 Nov 2018

An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.

Development Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Politics Refugees

Young, Educated, Desperate to Emigrate

Ursula Lindsey | 03 Oct 2018

The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.

Arab Spring Critical Thinking Development Politics

A Tribute to Samir Amin, Egyptian Economist

Georges Fahmi | 27 Sep 2018

The intellectual who died in August shaped some of the intellectual debate about why so-called developing countries do not make economic progress.

Politics Students Study Abroad

Students Lose When Countries Cut Educational Ties

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 24 Sep 2018

The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.

Arts & Culture Conflict Politics

Artists Share ‘Local Histories’ of War and Exile

Heba Elkayal | 30 Aug 2018

Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.

Arts & Culture Politics

Samia Halaby: An Artist at Once Palestinian and Universal

Heba Elkayal | 10 Aug 2018

The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.




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