The Moroccan scholar Hicham Alaoui’s research interests include the need for of democratic and educational reforms in the Arab world.
With his death in March, the Arab region lost a leading advocate for citizenship, political rights, gender equality and justice.
Kuwait’s universities will stop issuing certificates that falsely brand stateless students as foreigners or illegal residents—a move that will improve their opportunities.
High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.
In a collective act of self-censorship, many academics today willingly cede the university’s unconditional freedom to investigate all ideas.
Abdul Razzaq Al-Issa led Iraq’s higher education ministry during a period when the Islamic State controlled much of the country.
The life and work of Vartan Gregorian bridged cultures and religions.
Professors in Algeria have learned that it’s best to endorse the conventional wisdom and not ask new questions, a scholar says.
A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”