Edward Fox

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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.

Book Review Conflict Education Reform Publishing Quality

2 Books Explore the Tricky Issue of Reform in Arab Higher Education

Edward Fox | 21 Jun 2019

In a pair of recently edited volumes, experts gauge the current status of higher education and call for improvements.

Accreditation Arabic Language

A New Certificate Measures Arabic Language Proficiency

Edward Fox | 20 May 2019

A Paris-based organization provides the certificate, which is based on a widely used standard for measuring levels of proficiency in many languages.

Conflict Faculty Gender Human Rights Politics

Mona Jebril, a Palestinian, Looks at ‘Hidden Injuries’ That Limit Education

Edward Fox | 07 May 2019

A scholar who left Gaza to study in the United Kingdom writes and speaks about improving education in her homeland, and the restrictions on it.

Arts & Culture Conflict Refugees Research

Aerial Archaeology Offers New Insights Into Ancient Sites

Edward Fox | 24 Apr 2019

An Oxford-based project collects aerial and satellite photographs of historically important sites across the Middle East and North Africa.

Politics Scholarships Students Study Abroad

Russia Offers Support to Syrian Higher Education

Edward Fox | 19 Mar 2019

As the need for Russian military aid to the Syrian government appears to wind down, Russia remains intertwined in Syrian higher education.

Academic Freedom Conflict Finances Politics Schools

Conference on Aid to Yemen Highlights Support for Education

Edward Fox | 04 Mar 2019

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates pledged to increase their humanitarian aid, including money for teachers’ pay. It’s unclear, though, how the aid will be delivered.

Human Rights Politics Students Terrorism

Academics Condemn Israeli Arrests of Palestinian Students

Edward Fox | 19 Feb 2019

The Middle East Studies Association has joined other critics in denouncing recent Israeli actions against student leaders at Birzeit University and other institutions.




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