International academic groups call on Israel to drop restrictions that would limit foreign scholars’ ability to study and work at universities in the West Bank.
The terms of the University of Khartoum’s new draft law, shared with Al-Fanar Media, stipulate how the university will be run and assert its independence.
The Lebanese University suspended classes after security forces assaulted teachers during a protest against unpaid salaries.
Days after Sudan’s de facto head of state’s dissolved the councils of public universities, the University of Khartoum is advancing a draft law that would guarantee its independence.
Speakers at a webinar sponsored by Scientists for Palestine discuss the problems that hinder academics’ ability to conduct research in the occupied territories.
Palestinian academics say new limits set by Israel seek to isolate their universities from the world and curtail their educational impact.
Egyptian critics and writers discuss a literary trend of revisiting the past through personalized remembrances and novels based on facts.
The scholars have experienced gender and other forms of discrimination. They want their research to benefit women and other marginalized people, inside and outside academia.
The latest “Free to Think” report from Scholars at Risk documents 332 attacks on scholars, students, and academic institutions around the world.