Edward Fox

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Academic Freedom Conflict Democracy Protests Students

A New Academic Freedom Report Describes Worldwide Attacks on Higher Education

Edward Fox, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Nov 2019

The report highlights Sudan and says the space to think freely is shrinking in many countries.

Development Research

Scholar Traces the Rise of Nongovernmental Organizations in Iraq

Edward Fox | 11 Nov 2019

Thousands of civil-society organizations sprang up after 2003, during Iraq’s postwar reconstruction. The historian Mehiyar Kathem is exploring how they evolved to represent political interests.

Arab Spring Critical Thinking Politics Protests

A Roundup of Scholarly Commentary on Lebanon’s Protests

Edward Fox | 28 Oct 2019

As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.

Development Publishing Research Science Social Sciences

Iraqi Scholars Learn to Find Their Voice in Academic Publishing

Edward Fox | 24 Oct 2019

Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.

Conflict Employment Refugees Scholarships

Fewer Syrians in Lebanon Are Reaching Universities

Edward Fox | 16 Oct 2019

Syrian refugee students face obstacles at every level of Lebanese education, and many are dropping out from education altogether.

Conflict Democracy Protests Students

In Algeria, the Academic Year Gets Off to a Chaotic Start

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 01 Oct 2019

Professors and administrators scramble to catch up on exams and student registrations that were forcibly postponed by a ministerial decree after demonstrations earlier this year.

Curriculum English Language Teaching

Algeria’s Higher-Education Minister Encourages Switch From French to English

Edward Fox, Riad Mazzouzi | 03 Sep 2019

Minister Tayeb Bouzid says “French doesn’t get you anywhere,” and announces committee to develop Anglophone teaching in Algerian universities.

Arabic Arts & Culture Conflict

A Form of Yemeni Poetry Thrives in Defiance of War

Edward Fox | 26 Jul 2019

At a Cairo conference this month, scholars began the process of listing a form of traditional Yemeni poetry on the Unesco register of Intangible Cultural Heritage to help make sure that it endures.

Arabic Language Publishing Technology & Online Learning

Artificial Intelligence Helps Computers Leap Forward in Reading Arabic

Edward Fox | 25 Jul 2019

New projects use artificial intelligence to read Arabic publications of all kinds, opening up the possibility that local, print-only archives could be transformed into widely-available, searchable online resources.

Conflict Health & Medicine Politics Research Science

An Iraqi Scientist Speaks Out on the Lingering Effects of Radioactive Weapons

Edward Fox | 02 Jul 2019

A prominent environmental scientist has relentlessly published and campaigned about the health and environmental effects of depleted uranium used for military purposes in Iraq.




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