The sociologist Mehdi Alioua sees himself as an advocate and a mediator.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
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.
Finding a mission in life is the result of hard work, not chance.
A New York-based researcher and music-lover studies the way people, identities, and sounds travel.
Experts are beginning to mull how to rebuild health-care systems after conflicts ease in the Arab region. Lebanon provides a case study in dysfunction, the author argues.
The writer discusses what are the possible ways to strengthen the voices of scholars from the Global South.
A young Syrian architect uses her hometown as a basis for reflecting on the larger social and political role of architecture.
The social sciences are essential to understanding social change in the Arab region, says the director general of the Arab Council for the Social Sciences.
The privilege to pursue knowledge carries a responsibility to share it with the world.