Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.
A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.
World Refugee Day should be an occasion when organizations and individuals consider how they might collaborate to improve access to education for displaced people in the MENA region, and globally.
An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.
The art calendar begins a new season with a number of exhibitions that reflect growing interest in Arab artists and Arab-world art themes.
If Arabs want a true lingua franca, they must ease the rigid boundaries they’ve set up between the local dialects and the formal language.
Students may not realize the toll that anxiety over studying is taking on their bodies. Fortunately, that pressure can be managed and mitigated.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.