Edward Fox

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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.

Arabic Arts & Culture Language

Ancient Cousins of Arabic Survive in Oman—but for How Long?

Edward Fox | 18 Feb 2019

A chance meeting with a speaker of Shahri shines light on the value of indigenous languages and the wealth of cultural knowledge and history they embody.

Development Research Science

In a Fractious Region, a New Physics Facility Fosters Collaboration

Edward Fox | 24 Jan 2019

A new laboratory that has opened in Jordan allows international scientists to explore the behavior of matter at the atomic and subatomic level.

Arts & Culture Development Faculty Research

In Jordan, Antiquities Sites Enlist Nearby Communities as Partners

Edward Fox | 11 Jan 2019

A project that links archaeology to economic development and education is a model for preserving the kingdom’s wealth of ancient sites.

Language Literature & Translation Research

An Online Arabic Dictionary Makes Its Debut

Edward Fox | 28 Nov 2018

A tool created at Birzeit University will take machine translation of Arabic to a higher level.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Spy Conviction May Chill U.A.E. Research

Edward Fox | 27 Nov 2018

Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.

Data & Surveys Internationalization Students Study Abroad

Fewer Arab Students Head for the United States

Edward Fox | 13 Nov 2018

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

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Teaching

A Social Way to Learn About Arab Culture

Edward Fox | 25 Oct 2018

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.




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