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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.

Faculty Politics Profiles Social Sciences

Maha Yahya: An Architect Turned Scholar Focuses on People

Samar Kadi | 06 Apr 2021

For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.

Curriculum Faculty Science Students

Lebanese Universities Put More Focus on Environmental Studies

Samar Kadi | 24 Mar 2021

Lebanon’s progress on environmental protection goals is patchy, but there is growing demand for environmental studies in its universities.

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.

Faculty Gender Politics Profiles Social Sciences Students

Fadia Kiwan: Born to Be a University Educator

Samar Kadi | 09 Mar 2021

As director general of the Arab Women Organization, the political scientist Fadia Kiwan is keen on projects that empower women. But teaching remains her first love.

Employment Internet Refugees Scholarships Students

Aid Agencies Are Building Alumni Networks to Help Syrian Graduates Find Jobs

Burton Bollag | 04 Mar 2021

International agencies that provide scholarships hope alumni networks will help make Syrian graduates more employable.

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.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Refugees Schools Students

A Conversation About the Situation of Syrian Refugee Girls in Lebanon

Jabeen Bhatti | 24 Nov 2020

Nawal Mdallaly, the founder of an organization that works with Syrian refugees in Lebanon, describes how Covid-19 has intensified the difficult situation that young Syrian girls face in that country.

Coronavirus Gender Human Rights Inequality

Pandemic May Reverse a Quarter Century of Arab-World Progress on Child Marriage

Jabeen Bhatti | 04 Nov 2020

Child marriage rates improved in the Middle East and North Africa over a 25-year period, but those gains could now be undermined.




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