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Arts & Culture Conflict Curriculum Faculty

The Teaching of Fine Art in Iraq Is Deteriorating

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Jan 2015

The quality of instruction in the fine arts is sliding downwards in Iraq, with many artists, art professors, and art buyers having fled the country.

Academic Freedom Administration Faculty Profiles

A Conversation With an Advocate For Academic Freedom

Sarah Lynch | 18 Nov 2014

The president of Koç University in Turkey believes in hiring the best faculty members and then getting out of their way.

Administration Faculty

Spinning Door for Professors May Hurt UAE Higher Ed, Researchers Find

Sarah Lynch | 28 Aug 2014

Use of expatriate academics on short-term contracts and other factors can work against institutional loyalty and result in a scarcity of research.

Conflict Faculty Politics Profiles

A Conversation with the Iraqi Minister of Higher Education

Mohammed Al-Rubaie | 02 May 2014

Iraq’s security problems are not preventing it from establishing new universities and ending “mandatory ignorance,” said the Iraqi higher-education minister.

Curriculum Faculty Teaching

Is the Arab World Ready for More Investigative Journalism?

Rasha Faek | 28 Apr 2014

Arab professors discussed integrating investigative journalism into their courses at a workshop in Jordan.

Academic Freedom Faculty Human Rights Students

New Home for Many Egyptian Academics: Jail

Sarah Lynch | 22 Jan 2014

With more Egyptian professors and students behind bars, some of them have begun a hunger strike.

Faculty Gender

Juggling a Toddler and a PH.D

Maha Bali | 20 Jan 2014

Maha Bali shares the sweet and the sour of her journey as a mother and a candidate for a doctorate.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Refugees

Some Academics Want to ‘Get Off the Sidelines’ to Help Syrians

Tina Kelley | 08 Oct 2013

In a panel discussion at the New School, academics discussed the international community’s efforts to protect the world’s latest “war orphans,” Syrian students and professors.

Academic Freedom Faculty

Two Canadian Academics Freed From Egyptian Prison

Sarah Lynch | 06 Oct 2013

Two Canadian academics who were detained for seven weeks have been released from an Egyptian prison but are still trapped in the country.

Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Canadian Academics’ Letter Smuggled Out of Egypt Prison

Sarah Lynch | 02 Oct 2013

A letter written by the two Canadian academics imprisoned in Egypt details the conditions they and other prisoners live in.




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