A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”
An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.
While travel restrictions close some doors, online courses open others. For a student about to complete her B.A., a routine question prompts some serious thinking.
International relations theories do not travel seamlessly across borders. A forum of Arab scholars examines how the discipline is studied in their world.
A Saudi woman student of English Literature who does not like cameras finds some unexpected benefits to online learning as well as some drawbacks
A panel of Arab scientists recently discussed why failure should be embraced, not feared, as a necessary step on the path to success.
Who says the genre barely exists in the region? A little detective work turns up plenty of fictional bodies in the libraries of western North Africa.