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Palestinian Universities Say Israeli Restrictions Force Foreign Professors Out

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 01 Aug 2019

International academics face increasing difficulties in getting visas to work at Palestinian universities. Some see a campaign to harm Palestinian education behind the apparently arbitrary decisions.

Democracy Politics Protests Social Sciences

An Algerian Sociologist Reflects on His Country’s Revolution

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2019

Five months of massive, peaceful pressure for political change have taken even seasoned observers by surprise.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics

Palestine Festival for Literature Shifts Its Perspective

Ursula Lindsey | 30 May 2019

The literary festival links Palestine to global struggles for self-determination and control of resources.

Data & Surveys Democracy Internet

Study of Arab Media Use: Facebook Down. Podcasts Up. But Don’t Criticize the Government.

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 28 May 2019

The latest edition of an annual academic study shows an increase in the support for the freedom of expression online as long as people don’t criticize their governments.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Critical Thinking Democracy Students

Debate Clubs Catch on at Arab Universities

Eman Kamel | 14 May 2018

The clubs build critical-thinking skills and give students the freedom to express opinions in a structured way.

Conflict Democracy Students

In Sudan, a Tradition of Campus Debate Is Threatened

Alaa Shibeika | 20 Apr 2018

Universities in Sudan have a heritage of political discussion that is increasingly in conflict with the government’s desire to suppress protest.

Democracy Development Finances Politics

The Arab World Turns to Its People for Solutions

Eman Kamel | 12 Feb 2018

New platforms seek to democratize problem-solving by tapping the wisdom of the crowd.

Conflict Democracy Politics

New Book Outlines Power-Sharing Plans for Post-War Syria

Edward Fox | 25 Jan 2018

Academics offer ideas for a political settlement in Syria, emphasising reconciliation and the role of community groups.

Administration Democracy Development Politics

A Rare Look Inside Iraq’s Education Ministry

Muthana Al-Saleh | 11 Jan 2018

A young teacher from Mosul asked for, and received, unusual access to observe the agency’s operations and share concerns with its leaders.




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