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Academic Freedom Faculty Profiles Research Social Sciences

Shafeeq Ghabra: A Scholar of the Palestinian Cause Confronts Illness With Research and Hope

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Jun 2021

Shafeeq Ghabra chose research and teaching over military, diplomatic and administrative work. His writing sustains him now.

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Foreign Support Helps Lebanese Students Complete Degrees Amid Crises

Samar Kadi | 14 Jun 2021

With Lebanon facing multiple crises, many students struggle with education costs. French and U.S. government programs are helping some continue their studies.

Arts & Culture Curriculum Faculty Students Teaching

Teaching Middle Eastern History Through Games

Jörg Matthias Determann | 09 Jun 2021

Games are well established as teaching tools, says a history professor in Qatar. Instead of resisting them, educators should be trying to develop better ones.

Faculty Politics Profiles Research Social Sciences

A Scholar Rebuilds the Archives of Lebanon’s Left Before the Civil War

Amr EL-Tohamy | 04 Jun 2021

Fadi Bardawil believes the history of how leftist thought evolved in the 1960s holds lessons for groups seeking change today.

Conflict Curriculum Faculty Human Rights Inequality Schools Students Teaching

Palestinian Education Is Impeded Under Protracted Conflict With Israel

Samar Kadi | 02 Jun 2021

Decades of Israeli attacks on facilities and control over curricula have undermined access to education for all Palestinians, speakers at a recent webinar said.

Democracy Faculty Human Rights Inequality Politics Profiles

Hassan Abbas: Syrian Intellectual and Champion of Citizens’ Rights

Samar Kadi | 01 Jun 2021

With his death in March, the Arab region lost a leading advocate for citizenship, political rights, gender equality and justice.

Curriculum Faculty Research Students Teaching

Universities That Teach in English Should Aim for Linguistic Diversity Too

Jörg Matthias Determann | 27 May 2021

A history professor at an American university in Qatar argues that Anglophone institutions should avoid a linguistic monoculture.

Faculty Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Who Takes Care of the Teachers? Institutions Make the Biggest Difference

Maha Bali | 26 May 2021

Teachers are carers by nature, but where can they turn for care themselves? Equitable, caring policies at their own institutions matter most.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Politics

Palestine Academic Group Rallies Support for the Palestinian Cause

Amr EL-Tohamy | 25 May 2021

The group, launched by professors two years ago, lobbies governments and fellow academics to defend their homeland’s cause abroad.

Faculty Schools Students Teaching Technology & Online Learning

Teachers Are Carers—But Who Takes Care of the Teachers?

Maha Bali | 20 May 2021

Teachers are by nature care-givers, but where can they turn for the care they need? A faculty developer identifies three sources.




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