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.
Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.
The exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum demonstrates the richness and creativity of contemporary artists in the Arab region.
Fadi Bardawil believes the history of how leftist thought evolved in the 1960s holds lessons for groups seeking change today.
With his death in March, the Arab region lost a leading advocate for citizenship, political rights, gender equality and justice.
The group, launched by professors two years ago, lobbies governments and fellow academics to defend their homeland’s cause abroad.
Kuwait’s universities will stop issuing certificates that falsely brand stateless students as foreigners or illegal residents—a move that will improve their opportunities.
High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.
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.
For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.