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Iraq

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.

Data & Surveys Health & Medicine Research

In Malnutrition’s Aftermath, Researchers See a Hidden Crisis—Education

Benjamin Plackett | 05 Sep 2017

Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.

Politics Refugees Scholarships Students

First Refugee Scholarship Program Experiences Rapid Growth

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 25 Jul 2017

The DAFI scholarship program administered by the UN Refugee Agency, which provides social and psychological support alongside academic awards, has grown 89 percent since 2015.

Accreditation Admissions Policy Refugees Students

New ‘Education Passport’ Is Tested in Greece

Nikolia Apostolou | 21 Jul 2017

A Norwegian project to hold a refugee’s academic history in a single document and to simplify admission to higher education in host countries is catching on.

Arts & Culture Conflict Extremism Politics Research Terrorism

Scholars Examine the Cultural Lives of Jihadists

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2017

A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.

Arts & Culture Refugees

In German Museums, Insights from Arab Refugees

Austin Davis | 05 Jul 2017

Refugees are acting as docents and participating in intercultural workshops in some of Berlin’s most prominent museums.

Administration Development Extremism Politics Terrorism

10 Iraqi Universities Rebuild In Wake of Islamic State

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 04 Jul 2017

As the Iraqi-led coalition takes back territory, liberated universities are trying to serve students again.

Internet Literature & Translation Research Science Technology & Online Learning

An Online Movement Translates Academic Articles Into Arabic

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 09 Jun 2017

To meet a need for Arabic versions of publications in science and humanities, volunteers are publishing new translations online.

Arts & Culture Conflict Libraries

Rebuilding Mosul’s Library, Book by Book

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 26 May 2017

Thousands of books are donated to rebuild the library of the University of Mosul, in Iraq.

Internationalization Refugees Study Abroad

What International Higher Education is Missing: Refugees

Rasha Faek | 01 May 2017

To fully embrace a global approach, universities must include the education of refugees and displaced people, says the managing editor of Al-Fanar Media.




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