A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.
A journalist who interviewed Moroccan women and scholars of sexuality found a widening gap between private sexual practices and public attitudes.
The sociologist Mehdi Alioua sees himself as an advocate and a mediator.
A movement to make the fruits of research available without charge has helped students and faculty members gain access to an increasing number of academic articles.
Millions of malnourished children are at risk of problems in their cognitive development, say experts.
After finding the oldest recorded fossils of human ancestors, in Morocco, researchers continue to dig to tell their story.
Two years after joining NASA’s Atmospheric Sciences Lab, Kholoud Kahime continues her research on climate change and its impact on Morocco’s economy and society.
Social scientists say analysis and debate, not a crackdown, is the best response to a powerful new protest movement.
In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.