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Academic Freedom Conflict Human Rights Politics Violence

Iraqi Researcher’s Assassination Stirs Fears of Renewed Violence Against Academics

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 12 Jul 2020

Husham Al-Hashimi, an expert on ISIS and a critic of foreign-backed militias in Iraq, was gunned down by unknown assassins in a Baghdad street this week.

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.

Politics Research

Covid-19 and Money Trouble Create Hurdles for a Mediterranean Research Project

Nicholas Wallace | 16 Jun 2020

Despite delays, a $580 million research partnership between European, North African and Middle Eastern countries hopes for additional funding from the European Union’s next big innovation framework.

Curriculum Education Reform Policy Politics

Why Tunisia’s Once Superior Education System Needs to Reform Again

Safwan M. Masri | 27 Apr 2020

A long tradition of progressive reform prepared the country for independence in 1957. But now its universities are seen as “factories of unemployment.”

Finances Politics Salaries Students

Many Master’s Degree Students in Gaza Are Forced to Drop Out

Asma' Jawabreh | 26 Mar 2020

The Gaza Strip’s economic crisis, worsened by political infighting and unpaid salaries, leaves many students unable to pay tuition. The Coronavirus pandemic will only make the situation worse.

Politics Refugees

Volunteers Find Rewards in Helping Refugee Students in France

Burton Bollag | 17 Mar 2020

A group called Pangea, founded by a law student, sponsors weekly get-togethers for refugees and helps them adapt to their new country.

Arab Spring Arts & Culture Politics

Protest Art Turns a Concrete Tunnel into a Vibrant Gallery

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 06 Mar 2020

Artists among the protesters in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square use murals, graffiti, street theater and music to emphasize the call for Iraqi unity and an end to foreign intervention in their government.

Arts & Culture Politics

The Artist Jumana Manna Preserves Palestinian Heritage Through Film, Music, and Seeds

Asma' Jawabreh | 03 Mar 2020

A Berlin-based artist with Palestinian heritage incorporates archival material into works that seek to give audiences access to the inner lives of Palestinians before the “catastrophe” of 1948.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Gender Politics Religion

Kuwait Shuts Down an Art Exhibit. Is the ‘Most Open’ Gulf Society Closing?

Aisha Elgayar | 25 Feb 2020

Artists believe the shuttering of Shurooq Amin’s show by Kuwaiti authorities is the latest indicator of the country’s decline in freedom of expression.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Politics

A New York Exhibition Unravels the Complexities of Contemporary Algerian Art

Heba Elkayal | 21 Feb 2020

Waiting for Omar Gatlato, the first major survey of contemporary Algerian art in the United States, asserts the need to consider the cultural specificity of art from postcolonial nations.




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