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Democracy Politics Schools Science Social Sciences Students

Model United Nations Experience Influences Higher Education Choices

Samar Kadi | 05 May 2021

High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.

Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts Literature & Translation

A Virtual Gallery Keeps Culture Alive in Crisis-Hit Lebanon

Samar Kadi | 23 Apr 2021

Art Design Lebanon, a digital platform and pop-up gallery, carries forward a project envisioned by a young artist before her death in the Beirut port explosion.

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.

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.




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