A committee of the country’s ministry of information has the power to ban books, in an affront to the country’s democratic principles.
Seven Arab countries show an increase in violence against schools, universities, students and staff in the past five years.
A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.
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.