Nuqat, an independent foundation, encourages creative thinking to solve problems in the Arab world through education and youth skills development.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.
As the protests in Lebanon enter their fifth week, Al-Fanar Media has summarized what leading scholars have to say about them.
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.
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.
The AUC professor of comparative religion who lost the title says his academic freedom was infringed. The university says it had to honor a request from the benefactor’s son, who allegedly pressured the professor.
Through animation and painting, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji confronts the human condition of having to leave one’s home and settle elsewhere.
The French-Algerian artist explores the way Western countries collected art, nature and artifacts from colonized countries, then tries to repair some of the damage done by such collections.
Professors need to adjust course designs and teaching styles to adapt to the increasingly popular interdisciplinary degree programs at the master’s degree and doctoral levels.
A Jesuit charity and university team up to offer a diploma that can be a steppingstone to a bachelor’s degree, fueling the hopes of refugees who want to help others in their communities.