Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.
Lecturers at Morocco’s public universities oppose a draft law that would give the Higher Education Ministry more control over their wages and work conditions.
International relations theories do not travel seamlessly across borders. A forum of Arab scholars examines how the discipline is studied in their world.
Deborah Kapchan’s comprehensive new anthology pulls together a rich and varied tapestry of Morocco’s many poetic traditions.
Who says the genre barely exists in the region? A little detective work turns up plenty of fictional bodies in the libraries of western North Africa.
A Moroccan plan to move to a four-year undergraduate degree, require mastery of English, and introduce other changes has some supporters but many opponents
Comics and graphic novels by Arabs gain greater exposure as digital publishers promote the work of talented young artists and authors.
Here’s a recommended reading list of lighter works to take your mind off Covid-19. Many are inspired by the broad sweep of history across the Middle East and North Africa.
Despite delays, a $580 million research partnership between European, North African and Middle Eastern countries hopes for additional funding from the European Union’s next big innovation framework.