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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.

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.

Coronavirus Scholarships Study Abroad Technology & Online Learning

Pandemic Disrupts Arab Students’ Dreams of Studying Abroad

Amr EL-Tohamy, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Jul 2020

Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.

Book Review Literature & Translation Publishing

Thrills and Fantasies: Lighter Reading for a Summer of Disruption

M. Lynx Qualey | 26 Jun 2020

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.

Faculty Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Where to Find Advice for Building Better Courses Online

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 04 Jun 2020

The emergency adaptation of online learning during the coronavirus crisis left little time for reflection on best practices. Here is a sampling of resources for instructors who want more guidance.

Coronavirus Literature & Translation Publishing

A Quarantine Reading List: Escapist Nonfiction from the Arab World

M. Lynx Qualey | 22 May 2020

Readers who need a break from news of Covid-19 and chronicles of disease may find welcome relief in these books from the Middle East and North Africa.

Coronavirus Data & Surveys Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Where Does Higher Education Go from Here?

Senthil Nathan | 11 May 2020

University leaders in the Middle East share their perspectives on how higher education will adapt in a post-Covid-19 world.

Coronavirus Gender Inequality Students Technology & Online Learning

The Shift to Online Education in the Arab World Is Intensifying Inequality

Rasha Faek, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Apr 2020

The attempted shift to online learning during the novel coronavirus pandemic is increasing inequality in access to education. In some countries, professors and students are suggesting online education be halted altogether.

Arts & Culture Coronavirus Finances

Relief Organizations Help Artists Affected by Covid-19

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 24 Apr 2020

Funding groups in the Arab world and elsewhere are offering assistance to artists and other creative workers who face difficulties because of the Covid-19 shutdowns.




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