Edward Fox

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Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox / 13 Nov 2018 / News

The Trump travel ban and cuts to a major Saudi scholarship program are among causes of the decline.

A Social Way to Learn About Arab Culture

Edward Fox / 25 Oct 2018 / News

A Lebanese social entrepreneur has created a network of informal lecture clubs and discussion groups in both Western and Arab cities. The audiences arrive not knowing the topics of the talks.

Academic Freedom Project Highlights Arab, Turkish Cases

Edward Fox / 23 Oct 2018 / News

Situations in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey and Israel are highlighted in a new global report that documents attacks on higher education, including violence and restrictions on sharing ideas.

An ‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox / 05 Oct 2018 / News

Lawrence Abu Hamdan, an artist who uses forensic techniques, uses recorded sound to create new perspectives of the world and document injustice.

‘Reconciliation Studies’ Seeks Inroads In Arab Region

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.