Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.
A new infographic details what one organization says were numerous instances in which Egyptian students were expelled, imprisoned and killed illegally.
Academic architecture departments are absent from important political discussions of the built environment in the Arab world, argues the author.
Scholars in the Arab region have always had to tiptoe around regime “red lines.” Now they say the situation is worse.
In her last year in university, Asma’ Jawabreh writes about the difficulties she faces as the Israel-Palestine conflict flares up again.
A Moroccan intellectual has stopped eating, saying the government has blocked him from leaving the country.
Academic freedom is different from university independence, and more than just a basic human right. The distinctions are important, argues the author.
The Egyptian minister of higher education writes about the improvements in the universities there and the stability that has been achieved.
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.