After coronavirus closures, arts and cultural institutions are beginning to bring visitors back while retaining the wider access of online experiences.
For many Egyptian universities, the coronavirus pandemic presents an opportunity to refocus on supporting research in different fields for the benefit of society.
Epidemics are not as isolated as they may appear, says the anthropologist Charles L. Briggs. It’s important to understand the underlying factors that helped shape the situation.
A new report offers guidelines and assessment tools universities can use as they work out how to reopen safely during the Covid-19 crisis.
Covid-19 has made jobs for refugees in Lebanon, Jordan and other Arab countries even scarcer than before. That’s likely to increase child labor and make schooling a luxury, researchers say.
Many students in the Arab region are concerned about losing the chance to continue their higher education abroad because of restrictions related to Covid-19.
The Arab region already lagged in government spending on research. Now, with oil prices in decline and Covid-19 taking hold, spending levels could fall further
Officials in several countries called the openings tentative and said they could be reversed if the number of infections rises.
Anthropologists aren’t surprised at the stigmatizing and blaming that followed Covid-19. It’s a typical human response to events too complicated to grasp.