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Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Human Rights Opinion Research Social Sciences

In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

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.

Arts & Culture Democracy Human Rights Politics Terrorism

Making Prisons Visible: The Work of the MENA Prison Forum

M. Lynx Qualey | 05 Feb 2021

The MENA Prison Forum, launched in 2018, researches and documents prisons and prisoners’ experiences across the region. Its resources include art, literature, film and testimonies.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Internet Science Students

Why Business Schools Need to Teach Artificial Intelligence

Samer Elhajjar | 12 Jan 2021

Artificial intelligence is advancing at lightning speed, with important implications for business and society. Business schools need to do a better job of preparing students for it.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics Social Sciences

Teaching Gender and Women’s Studies in the Middle East

Dalal Alfares, Dina El Khawaga, Hanane Darhour, Islah Jad, Nermin Allam | 20 Oct 2020

Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Inequality Quality Technology & Online Learning

15 minutes of Fame: Online Learning in the Coronavirus Era

May Wazzan | 07 Apr 2020

An advocate for online education is concerned that the sudden shift to remote instruction will affect its quality.

Coronavirus Faculty Finances Policy Students Technology & Online Learning

Learning Remotely as the Only Resort: How is Lebanon Doing?

May Wazzan | 02 Apr 2020

As Lebanon launches what amounts to a national experiment in converting both school and university education to online learning, an advocate of online learning tries to assess progress.

Coronavirus Finances Health & Medicine Students

A Financial Crisis, Then Coronavirus. Lebanese Universities Could Still Thrive.

Hana Addam El-Ghali | 24 Mar 2020

Lebanese higher education is caught between two crises. A scholar looks at how that’s likely to affect universities and offers suggestions for how they can prepare.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Liberal Arts

The Value of Creativity in the Mediterranean Cauldron

Michele Trimarchi | 24 Feb 2020

An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.




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