A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”
The collapse of the higher education system could prove an obstacle to peace-building after the conflict ends
An Egyptian professor explains the complex motives behind her decision to limit her own freedom of expression.
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Arab professors routinely practice self-censorship, which limits academic discourse, a survey by Al-Fanar Media and Scholars at Risk found.
After five years of activism, Libyan university professors won a government pledge to increase their wages. But they may not see the money soon.
The new service centers are part of a wider effort to promote equal access to higher education for students with disabilities.
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.
Education officials suspended classes at schools and universities for two weeks. They cited coronavirus concerns, but a fuel crisis is also a factor.
For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.