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Black Saudi Author Focuses on Neglected History of African Migration and Slavery

M. Lynx Qualey | 24 Jul 2020

Mahmoud Trawri dug into the thorny history of Black Africans and slavery in the Arabian Peninsula while writing Maymouna, published in 2001. The novel is still hard to find in Saudi Arabia.

Gender Human Rights Minorities Politics

African-Iraqis Also Need the Black Lives Matter Movement

Saad Salloum | 30 Jun 2020

As the global movement against racism grows, it’s time for the Arab world to look at similar racial discrimination in its midst.

Gender Inequality Minorities Profiles Refugees

Commuting From a Refugee Camp to University, A Student Stays Hopeful

Olivia Cuthbert | 13 Jan 2020

A Syrian student who lives in the largest refugee camp in Iraq attends the nearby University of Duhok, hoping someday to serve her community.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Minorities Research

Qataris Call for Safeguarding a Heritage That’s Slipping Away

Eman Kamel | 15 Nov 2019

Native citizens are a minority in the rapidly changing and modernizing Gulf country. A panel in Doha discussed how to preserve their “intangible cultural heritage.”

Development Gender Inequality Minorities

A University Leader Inspires Other Working Arab Women

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Apr 2019

Nemat Shafik, the first female director of the London School of Economics, believes in the importance of quality education for Arab youth and in removing barriers for women.

Conflict Minorities Religion Students Terrorism

North Sinai: ‘Studying Here Is Impossible’

Amr EL-Tohamy | 23 Jan 2018

University students in Egypt’s most troubled province, long targeted by terrorist attacks, face extreme difficulties in continuing their studies.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Faculty Minorities

A Kuwaiti Academic Fights for Embracing Diversity

Aisha Elgayar | 27 Sep 2017

Ibtihal Al-Khatib adopts critical thinking as a lifestyle and a teaching method to her students at Kuwait University.

Democracy Minorities Politics Students

Referendum on Kurdistan’s Independence Echoes in Education

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Jacob Wirtschafter | 23 Sep 2017

The governance of Kurdistan’s many universities and the fate of its minority students are among the issues that are up in the air as the region votes on an independence referendum.

Arts & Culture Human Rights Minorities Research

Omani Music Masks A Slave Trading Past

Benjamin Plackett | 30 Mar 2017

Researcher says scholars should recognize the true origin of African sounds in Omani traditional music.

Faculty Minorities

In an Arab University, an Advocate of Diversity

Benjamin Plackett, Nour Al-Ali | 03 Nov 2015

A finalist for an Airbus Group diversity award says the key to success for engineering teams is a variety of backgrounds, opinions and views.




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