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Salim Chahine: A Finance Professor Is Honored for Work Bridging Academia and the Corporate World

Samar Kadi | 12 Jul 2021

Salim Chahine, a professor at the American University of Beirut and a senior official at Lebanon’s central bank, is among the recipients of the 2020 Kuwait Prize.

Faculty Finances Politics Religion Teaching

Hard-Hit by Lebanon’s Crisis, Some Professors Feel Exploited

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Politics

Contemporary Ceramic Art From the Middle East Is on View in London

Salah Bisar | 18 Jun 2021

The exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum demonstrates the richness and creativity of contemporary artists in the Arab region.

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.

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.

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.

Democracy Human Rights Inequality Politics Students

Kuwait’s Stateless Students See Hope in Nationality-Blind Certificates

Amr EL-Tohamy | 10 May 2021

Kuwait’s universities will stop issuing certificates that falsely brand stateless students as foreigners or illegal residents—a move that will improve their opportunities.

Democracy Politics Schools Science Social Sciences Students

Model United Nations Experience Influences Higher Education Choices

Samar Kadi | 05 May 2021

High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.

Faculty Finances Policy Politics Teaching

Moroccan Academics Protest Plan to Give Ministry More Control

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 Apr 2021

Lecturers at Morocco’s public universities oppose a draft law that would give the Higher Education Ministry more control over their wages and work conditions.

Faculty Politics Profiles Social Sciences

Maha Yahya: An Architect Turned Scholar Focuses on People

Samar Kadi | 06 Apr 2021

For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.




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