A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”
An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.
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.
A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.
The Academic Freedom Index paints a troubling picture of the state of academic freedom in the Arab world.
The annual report documenting attacks on higher education and the freedom of academics details the toll the civil war in Yemen has taken on universities.
The National Center for Translation was created to make knowledge from across the world accessible to Egyptians. Many see its new guidelines as a move to restrict freedom of thought.
Two-thirds of all attacks on campuses and university buildings worldwide over the past five years took place in the Middle East, says a new report on attacks on education.