Edward Fox

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Palestinian University Joins Reconciliation Research Project

Edward Fox / 14 Sep 2018 / News

An international academic alliance is developing programs in conflict-resolution studies at universities in the Middle East and North Africa.

Refugee Education Efforts Not Keeping Up With Need

Edward Fox / 31 Aug 2018 / News

A new United Nations report documents the failure of educators to reach refugee children.

A New University, Born in the Chaos of War

Edward Fox / 22 Aug 2018 / News

Rojava University, in Syria’s mostly Kurdish northeast, has enthusiastic foreign support, meets a local need and is part of a project for regional independence.

Canadian Teachers Offer a Refugee-Education Handbook

Edward Fox / 23 Jul 2018 / News

The book suggests practical ways for teachers and school counselors to support and educate children who have experienced war, displacement and trauma.

Crown Prince Pushes Change in Saudi Higher Education

Aisha Elgayar, Edward Fox / 19 Jul 2018 / News

Mohammad bin Salman wants universities in the Kingdom to focus on the needs of the private sector, in a break with the free-handed policy of the previous Saudi king.

Last Words of a Leading Iraqi Scholar

Edward Fox / 19 Jun 2018 / News

In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.

Yemen’s War Reaches Into Public-University Classrooms

Edward Fox / 05 Jun 2018 / News

In territory held by the Iranian-supported rebels, the conflict has resulted in professors and classes that reflect the Houthi views.

How Universities Help Nations Rebuild After War

Edward Fox / 01 Jun 2018 / Opinion

Using case studies from around the world, a new book highlights the contributions of higher education to post-conflict recovery efforts.

Arab Youth See Region Adrift, Survey Finds

Edward Fox / 29 May 2018 / News

An annual poll of young Arab men and women provides private data for policy makers and a public report that reads the pulse of youth opinion in the region.

Zajal, a Folk Poetry Form, Reaches a New Generation

Edward Fox / 18 May 2018 / News

Students compete in eloquence in the country’s first academic competition in traditional Lebanese folk poetry.