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Conflict Faculty Politics

Libya’s Civil Disorder Has Closed 8 Universities

Khaoula Sliti | 05 Sep 2017

The ongoing violence in Libya has forced many of its professors to leave and shut down eight universities.

Faculty Refugees Research Teaching

A Syrian Professor Restarts His Career in Germany

Riham Alkousaa | 04 Sep 2017

Kamal Al Haj was a popular and progressive dean of media studies at Damascus University, but chose to move to Germany to expand his professional horizons.

Development Faculty Politics Research Salaries Social Sciences

Tunisian Professors Flee the Country for Better Salaries

Ibtissem Jamel | 28 Jul 2017

Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.

Administration Faculty Politics Profiles

Cairo University President Leaves Legacy of Stability

Jacob Wirtschafter, Mina Nader | 28 Jun 2017

Gader Gad Nassar steps down as president of Cairo University this month. His supporters say he has helped defend the institution from political and religious divisiveness.

Faculty Politics Students Study Abroad Terrorism

Diplomatic Crisis Over Qatar Worries Gulf Educators

Eman Kamel | 27 Jun 2017

As boycott persists, students face disruptions and officials warn of longer-term impact.

Academic Freedom Development Faculty Politics Students

In Egypt, Harsh Measures Against Academic Freedom Persist

Mohamed Abdel Salam | 23 May 2017

A prominent group of human rights lawyers reports on severe restrictions on academic freedom in the first quarter of 2017.

Academic Freedom Faculty Students Teaching

Egyptian Universities Abuse Disciplinary Codes to Squeeze Student Freedoms

Mahmoud Shalabi | 14 Apr 2017

Egyptian universities are meting out punishments that far outweigh student infractions in an apparent attempt to keep a tight lid on student activism, the author says.

Conflict Faculty Politics Refugees Students

Yemen: Chaos, War and Higher Education

Faisal Darem | 11 Apr 2017

As the country’s conflict drags on, university buildings have been bombed, professors have lost their salaries and university students find their lectures empty.

Faculty Human Rights Research

Traveling With The Respect You Deserve

Maha Bali | 07 Apr 2017

An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.

Academic Freedom Democracy Faculty Human Rights Internationalization Internet

UAE Jails Economist: The Silence is Deafening

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Apr 2017

A court has sentenced economist and human rights advocate, Nasser Bin Ghaith, to ten years in jail over his Tweets. The “bubble universities” are quiet.




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