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Egypt

Gender Inequality Research Science

Arab Universities Are Stifling Research and Failing Society, a Scientist Says

Amal Amin | 11 Jun 2021

Arab universities need to do more to support young researchers, and women in particular, argues the nanotechnologist Amal Amin.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Who Takes Care of the Teachers? Institutions Make the Biggest Difference

Maha Bali | 26 May 2021

Teachers are carers by nature, but where can they turn for care themselves? Equitable, caring policies at their own institutions matter most.

Faculty Schools Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Teachers Are Carers—But Who Takes Care of the Teachers?

Maha Bali | 20 May 2021

Teachers are by nature care-givers, but where can they turn for the care they need? A faculty developer identifies three sources.

Academic Freedom Human Rights Research Social Sciences

One Scholar’s Struggle Between Freedom of Research and Self-Censorship

Taqadum Al-Khatib | 12 May 2021

An Egyptian scholar who studied Jewish history in an Arab society found self-censorship a difficult trap to escape.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

How to Build Community in Your Courses, Online or In-Person

Maha Bali | 28 Apr 2021

An education expert suggests good practices teachers can use to build community with students and create a caring climate in their courses.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

When Self-Censorship Means Self-Protection

Maha Bali | 20 Apr 2021

An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

How International Relations, an ‘American’ Discipline, Is Taught in the Arab World

Bassel Salloukh, May Darwich, Morten Valbjørn | 23 Mar 2021

International relations theories do not travel seamlessly across borders. A forum of Arab scholars examines how the discipline is studied in their world.

Arabic Language Literature & Translation

More Flexibility with Foreign Words Might Help Arabic Flourish

Isam Al-Kousa | 09 Feb 2021

Using foreign terms in Arabic does not weaken or devalue it, a scholar argues, but rather allows it to develop and keep pace with the modern world.

Faculty Policy Students Teaching

How ‘Supportive Disruption’ Could Transform Arab Higher Education

John Waterbury | 06 Jan 2021

In his new book, John Waterbury proposes a series of reforms that could transform educational systems in the Middle East and North Africa.




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