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Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Publishing

Book Banning in Kuwait: Whatever Next?

Layla AlAmmar | 18 Sep 2018

A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.

Academic Freedom Conflict Politics

Report Details Attacks on Education Worldwide

Edward Fox | 10 May 2018

Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.

Academic Freedom Refugees Teaching Vocational Education

A Refugee Camp’s Teachers Get Some Welcome Global Support

John Dyer, Tonny Onyulo | 04 Mar 2018

A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.

Academic Freedom Conflict Refugees

A Geographer’s Bold Proposal: Borders Are a Mistake

Edward Fox | 15 Jan 2018

Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation

‘Bad’ Arab Women: The Power of a Label

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Jan 2018

A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.

Academic Freedom Conflict Politics Students

Students’ Lack of Political Engagement Is Cause for Concern, Author Says

Ammar Faris | 15 Dec 2017

A Jordanian academic looks into the reasons for the decline of university students’ political awareness and suggests academic solutions.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy

Report Shows Arab World’s Differing Opinions on Freedom of Expression

Benjamin Plackett | 08 Dec 2017

Freedom of speech is diminishing globally and Arab countries are leading this trend. But their citizens disagree as to whether fading freedom is a problem.

Academic Freedom Conflict Gender

Tariq Ramadan and the ‘Muslim Exception’

Ursula Lindsey | 29 Nov 2017

The political frenzy over accusations of rape against a prominent Islamic scholar obscures the need for more women to feel free to speak out against abuse.

Academic Freedom Internationalization Religion

NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman | 12 Nov 2017

The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.

Academic Freedom Curriculum Education Reform

New Cairo University Leader Advocates for Progressive Islam

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader | 24 Oct 2017

As a philosopher, Mohamed Osman El-Khosht was devoted to Islam’s dialogue with science and other religions. Now he brings an emphasis on critical thinking to Egypt’s largest university.




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