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Edward Fox

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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.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Students

Academic Freedom Project Highlights Arab, Turkish Cases

Edward Fox | 23 Oct 2018

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.

Architecture Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

‘Audio Investigator’ Creates Revealing Landscapes of Sound

Edward Fox | 05 Oct 2018

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

Conflict Curriculum Politics

‘Reconciliation Studies’ Seeks Inroads In Arab Region

Edward Fox | 14 Sep 2018

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

Inequality Refugees Schools

Refugee Education Efforts Not Keeping Up With Need

Edward Fox | 31 Aug 2018

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

Accreditation Politics Refugees

A New University, Born in the Chaos of War

Edward Fox | 22 Aug 2018

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.




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