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Scholarships Soapbox Students Study Abroad

Al-Fanar Media Relaunches Its Scholarships Database for Arab Students

Nasser Zawk | 21 Jun 2021

The searchable Scholarships resource saves students’ time by listing only verified scholarship opportunities, with details on how to apply.

Conflict Employment Gender Inequality Refugees Teaching

Gender-Specific Training Helps Women Entrepreneurs in Vulnerable Economies

Sarah Page, Zafer Simsek | 20 Jun 2021

SPARK, a development NGO, and UN Women are offering gender-specific training to help women entrepreneurs in countries set back by Covid-19.

Conflict Health & Medicine Human Rights Research

Fallout From Chemical Weapons Program Continues to Plague Iraq

Amr EL-Tohamy | 16 Jun 2021

Efforts to remove the last traces of Saddam Hussein’s chemical weapons are cut short, but the reasons are unclear.

Accreditation Curriculum Employment Faculty Students Teaching

Iraqi Engineering Schools Add Ethics Courses in an Accreditation Push

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 19 May 2021

Iraqi and American professors built an ethics curriculum for engineering schools after Iraq asked its universities to seek international accreditation.

Coronavirus Health & Medicine Students Study Abroad

Arab Students in India Are Stranded by the Country’s New Covid-19 Crisis

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 12 May 2021

As India struggles with a deadly surge of Covid-19 cases, many Arab students are stranded there with few resources.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Research

Education Is Critical in Efforts to End Violence Against Women

Momen Zellmi | 10 May 2021

A researcher in Iraqi Kurdistan looks for the roots of attitudes that lead to discrimination and violence against women.

Administration Democracy Faculty Policy Students Teaching Terrorism

Iraq’s Former Higher Education Minister Strives to Improve Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 May 2021

Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.

Arts & Culture Libraries Literature & Translation Students Terrorism

Bringing Books Back to Mosul University Library

Olivia Cuthbert | 30 Apr 2021

Ideas Beyond Borders is donating more than 2,500 books to the library, which was among the finest in the Middle East before it was destroyed by ISIS and coalition bombing.

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.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.




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