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How Much Academic Freedom Should Students Have?

Jörg Matthias Determann | 01 Apr 2021

A history professor at an American university in Qatar explains how his students have free choice of media for their assignments.

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Why Business Schools Need to Teach Artificial Intelligence

Samer Elhajjar | 12 Jan 2021

Artificial intelligence is advancing at lightning speed, with important implications for business and society. Business schools need to do a better job of preparing students for it.

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How Gulf Universities Could Be a Regional Reservoir for Arab Talent

Hilal A. Lashuel | 02 Dec 2020

The wealthy Gulf countries have the education and research facilities to attract Arab talent, but need to take steps to improve the experience of the expat scientists and educators who come.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Literature & Translation Publishing

Egyptian Translation Center’s New Guidelines Could Stifle Freedom of Thought

Amr EL-Tohamy | 11 Sep 2020

The National Center for Translation was created to make knowledge from across the world accessible to Egyptians. Many see its new guidelines as a move to restrict freedom of thought.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Liberal Arts

The Value of Creativity in the Mediterranean Cauldron

Michele Trimarchi | 24 Feb 2020

An Italian professor suggests that those living in the Mediterranean region take their natural tendency toward creativity as a philosophy and way of life and invest in it even more.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Development

Kuwaiti Group Seeks to Nurture Creativity by Changing Mind-Sets

Aisha Elgayar | 08 Jan 2020

Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.

Arabic Book Review Critical Thinking Publishing

Recommended Reading, 2019: Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Dec 2019

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.

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A Roundup of Scholarly Commentary on Lebanon’s Protests

Edward Fox | 28 Oct 2019

As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.

Arab Spring Conflict Critical Thinking Development Faculty Profiles

Professors Start a ‘School of the Rioters’

Nasser Zawk | 26 Oct 2019

With universities closed in Lebanon, some professors are conducting “teach ins” and moderating discussions on the street. For one such effort, a professor of economics discusses his goals.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Libraries Research Science

Qatar National Library Sparks Young People’s Curiosity About Science

Eman Kamel | 23 Oct 2019

In a regular forum, the library gives Qataris a chance to meet world-class researchers face-to-face and have informal discussions that motivate youth to explore science in depth.




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