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Academic Freedom

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.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Journalism Politics Profiles

A Conversation with Hanan Badr: Journalism’s Future in Egypt

Benjamin Plackett | 27 May 2015

A journalism professor at Cairo University discusses the profession’s outlook in the North African nation.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Prominent Egyptian Scholar Sentenced to Death in Absentia

Benjamin Plackett, Sarah Lynch | 17 May 2015

Emad Shahin says “draconian injustice” prevails as he and over 100 others face capital punishment in Egypt.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Human Rights Politics

Report Finds Mistreatment of Workers Building NYU Abu Dhabi Campus

Rasha Faek | 21 Apr 2015

An investigation found abuses of some workers employed by subcontractors at New York University’s campus in Abu Dhabi.

Academic Freedom Faculty Terrorism

Should Terrorists Be Professors? A Kuwaiti Debate

Aisha Elgayar | 31 Mar 2015

Some professors working at Kuwait University are listed internationally as terrorists but continue to teach, sparking controversy.

Academic Freedom

NYU Professor Blocked From Traveling to UAE

Benjamin Plackett | 17 Mar 2015

A consistent critic of the NYU Abu Dhabi campus who was planning on interviewing laborers was not permitted to board a flight.

Academic Freedom Curriculum Faculty Publishing

Qatar Inspires a Writing Instructor Despite Censorship

Ursula Lindsey | 02 Feb 2015

An American writing instructor 
has helped start a literary 
community in Qatar. But last year her own novel was banned there.

Academic Freedom Conflict Curriculum Human Rights

The Islamic State’s Plan for Universities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 25 Nov 2014

Students and professors at the University of Mosul, in Iraq, are discovering the Islamic State’s higher-education philosophy.




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