Hard borders between countries, an author argues, are not the norm in history, and create more problems than they solve.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
A Jordanian academic looks into the reasons for the decline of university students’ political awareness and suggests academic solutions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.
A report by Scholars at Risk details more than 250 attacks on academic freedom in 35 countries over the past year.
The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.