Countries البلدان

Iraq

Critical Thinking Extremism Liberal Arts

Two Caliphates Fall: Mosul Survives

Omar Mohammed | 15 Mar 2018

The Iraqi historian who reported from Mosul on the ISIS occupation tells the story of how his home city outlived both Ottoman rule and the self-styled caliphate of Da’esh.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.

Conflict Refugees Research Science

A New Film Focuses on 4 Arab Researchers’ Lives in Exile

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 06 Mar 2018

A documentary highlights the difficulties that refugee scientists face in trying to continue their careers in exile.

Refugees Students Technology & Online Learning

A Palestinian Reflects on a New Generation of Refugees

Asma' Jawabreh | 05 Mar 2018

At a workshop in Amman, a Palestinian teaching assistant meets young refugees of war in Syria, Iraq and Sudan.

Accreditation Quality Control

Measuring Quality in Higher Education Is a Tricky Proposition

Chester D. Haskell | 08 Feb 2018

Students need to understand what lies behind accreditation before they rely on it to make decisions, a consultant says.

Language Students Study Abroad Teaching

How to Write a Dissertation in Your Second Language

Katherine Firth | 12 Jan 2018

A writing instructor offers tips on writing a Ph.D. dissertation in English for academics who use it as a second language.

Administration Democracy Development Politics

A Rare Look Inside Iraq’s Education Ministry

Muthana Al-Saleh | 11 Jan 2018

A young teacher from Mosul asked for, and received, unusual access to observe the agency’s operations and share concerns with its leaders.

Arabic Arts & Culture Publishing

2017: The Arab World in Books

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Dec 2017

A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.

Conflict Extremism Politics Refugees Students

Oxfam Urges Help for Youths Returning to Mosul

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Sarah Wachter | 30 Oct 2017

A new report looks at what services are needed by the Iraqi youth who have survived the conflict in Mosul or who fled and came back.

Democracy Minorities Politics Students

Referendum on Kurdistan’s Independence Echoes in Education

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter | 23 Sep 2017

The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.




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