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An Iraqi Scientist Speaks Out on the Lingering Effects of Radioactive Weapons

Edward Fox | 02 Jul 2019

A prominent environmental scientist has relentlessly published and campaigned about the health and environmental effects of depleted uranium used for military purposes in Iraq.

Conflict Development Faculty Quality Students

Syrian Higher Education ‘Highly Fractured and Diminished,’ Report Says

David Wheeler | 25 Jun 2019

A new report that was the combined effort of Cambridge University’s education faculty and exiled Syrian academics recommends outsiders engage more with Syrian academics and universities.

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Palestinian Law Students Get Practical Experience in Human Rights Work

Sarah Mills | 24 Jun 2019

An independent clinic at Al-Quds University trains students in documenting human rights violations and conducts advocacy campaigns to raise awareness.

Book Review Conflict Education Reform Publishing Quality

2 Books Explore the Tricky Issue of Reform in Arab Higher Education

Edward Fox | 21 Jun 2019

In a pair of recently edited volumes, experts gauge the current status of higher education and call for improvements.

Arts & Culture Conflict Liberal Arts

A New Museum in Lebanon Raises Questions About Archaeological Looting

Abdul-Salam Subhi Taha | 31 May 2019

Experts acknowledge the “noble intentions” of the privately owned Nabu Museum north of Beirut, but a debate also simmers over items in its collection that came from Iraq.

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Turkey’s ‘Soft Power’ in Syria: A University With Accredited Degrees

Ahmed al-Ogla | 16 May 2019

A Turkish university offers a new chance at accredited degrees for Syrians in opposition-held territory, but it is difficult for many of them to reach.

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Mona Jebril, a Palestinian, Looks at ‘Hidden Injuries’ That Limit Education

Edward Fox | 07 May 2019

A scholar who left Gaza to study in the United Kingdom writes and speaks about improving education in her homeland, and the restrictions on it.

Conflict Curriculum Politics

Peace Engineering, a Budding New Discipline, May Spread to the Middle East

Benjamin Plackett | 06 May 2019

The emerging field encourages engineers to think about how technology and plans for rebuilding cities could contribute to—or hinder—peace and social cohesion.

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For Gaza’s Besieged Universities, Reform Is Low on the Agenda

Mona Jebril | 30 Apr 2019

Students and lecturers at Gaza’s universities see many areas that could be improved, but amid larger political and economic worries, there’s little appetite for reform.

Arts & Culture Conflict Refugees Research

Aerial Archaeology Offers New Insights Into Ancient Sites

Edward Fox | 24 Apr 2019

An Oxford-based project collects aerial and satellite photographs of historically important sites across the Middle East and North Africa.




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