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In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”

Faculty Refugees Students Teaching

Syrian Universities Struggle to Survive After a Decade of War

Samar Kadi | 20 Apr 2021

The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

When Self-Censorship Means Self-Protection

Maha Bali | 20 Apr 2021

An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Faculty Human Rights Policy Research

Academic Self-Censorship Is a ‘Brain Drag’ on Arab Universities and Societies

Robert Quinn | 18 Apr 2021

Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.

Academic Freedom Arab Researcher Survey Data & Surveys Democracy Faculty Human Rights Teaching

Self-Censorship in Arab Higher Education: an Untold Problem

Rasha Faek | 18 Apr 2021

Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.

Employment Faculty Policy Teaching

Libyan University Professors Are Promised a Pay Raise

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Apr 2021

After five years of activism, Libyan university professors won a government pledge to increase their wages. But they may not see the money soon.

Disability Faculty Human Rights Inequality Students Teaching

New Centers Assist Students with Disabilities at 5 Egyptian Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 08 Apr 2021

The new service centers are part of a wider effort to promote equal access to higher education for students with disabilities.

Faculty Finances Policy Politics Teaching

Moroccan Academics Protest Plan to Give Ministry More Control

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 Apr 2021

Lecturers at Morocco’s public universities oppose a draft law that would give the Higher Education Ministry more control over their wages and work conditions.

Coronavirus Faculty Students Teaching

Syria Suspends Classes as a Fuel Shortage Paralyzes the Nation

Al-Fanar Media Reporting Team | 06 Apr 2021

Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.

Faculty Politics Profiles Social Sciences

Maha Yahya: An Architect Turned Scholar Focuses on People

Samar Kadi | 06 Apr 2021

For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.




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