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Academic Freedom

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation Social Sciences

The Legacy of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan Feminist and Scholar

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Jan 2016

Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.

Academic Freedom Conflict Students

Report Says 2015 Was a Bad Year for Egyptian Students’ Freedom

Wagdy Sawahel | 18 Jan 2016

A new infographic details what one organization says were numerous instances in which Egyptian students were expelled, imprisoned and killed illegally.

Academic Freedom Architecture Politics

Arab Universities Often Silent in Debates on Public Space

Ursula Lindsey | 24 Nov 2015

Academic architecture departments are absent from important political discussions of the built environment in the Arab world, argues the author.

Academic Freedom Research

The Door for Many Middle East Scholars is Slamming Shut

Ursula Lindsey | 27 Oct 2015

Scholars in the Arab region have always had to tiptoe around regime “red lines.” Now they say the situation is worse.

Academic Freedom Conflict Human Rights

Education: The Only Weapon Left

Asma' Jawabreh | 24 Oct 2015

In her last year in university, Asma’ Jawabreh writes about the difficulties she faces as the Israel-Palestine conflict flares up again.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights

An Academic’s Hunger Strike for Freedom of Speech

Ursula Lindsey | 19 Oct 2015

A Moroccan intellectual has stopped eating, saying the government has blocked him from leaving the country.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights

Academic Freedom is Not Just a Generic Human Right

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 18 Aug 2015

Academic freedom is different from university independence, and more than just a basic human right. The distinctions are important, argues the author.

Academic Freedom Conflict Students Terrorism

The Egyptian Minister of Higher Education Gives His Views

Elsayed Ahmed Abdelkhalek | 14 Jul 2015

The Egyptian minister of higher education writes about the improvements in the universities there and the stability that has been achieved.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Students

The Institutionalization of Academic Freedom Violations in Egypt

Ahmed Abd Rabou | 03 Jul 2015

The most recent academic year in Egypt may have seemed quiet. But a silent violence was taking place that destroyed academic freedom, says a lecturer.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Technology & Online Learning

Academic Freedom Under Pressure, Report Finds

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Jun 2015

A new study by NYU’s Scholars At Risk organization shows the pervasive global pressure on academic freedom.




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