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Academic Freedom Faculty Politics

Two Canadian Academics Swept up in Egypt’s Security Crackdown

Daria Solovieva | 29 Aug 2013

A Canadian professor of emergency medicine and a filmmaker pursuing a doctorate asked Egyptian police for directions. Instead, they got arrested.

Critical Thinking Politics

Critical Citizenship for Critical Times

Maha Bali | 19 Aug 2013

The Egyptian political crisis spurred a scholar to reflect on how universities could go beyond teaching critical thinking and toward promoting critical citizenship.

Finances Politics

New Egyptian Government Gives Academics a Strong Role

Mohamed Mahmoud | 04 Aug 2013

The interim cabinet has many members who are professors better known for their academic expertise than their political affiliations.

Employment Finances Politics Students Teaching

After Two Revolts, Egypt’s Energetic Youth Deserve a Better Education

Farouk El Baz | 17 Jul 2013

Egypt’s young people have toppled two inept governments. With a proper education, they could help revive the country, says Farouk El-Baz.

Academic Freedom Extremism Politics Religion

Don’t Tell Immigration You are Studying Islam

| 27 Jun 2013

A scholar studying Muslim-Christian relations had an unsettling experience as he returned home from his studies.

Administration Politics

University President Serves Briefly as Prime Minister

Al-Fanar Correspondent | 25 Jun 2013

Can an academic administrator take on the job of prime minister? Palestine is finding out.

Academic Freedom Conflict Faculty Politics

Tunisian Dean Acquitted: More Conflict Likely

Fatma Shim | 06 May 2013

A Tunisian court has acquitted a university dean of assaulting a veiled female student. But the wider conflict about veils in Tunisian university classrooms will continue.

Politics Students

Student Union Elections Test Democracy in Egypt

Mohamed Mahmoud | 19 Apr 2013

When Egypt student election results were announced they indicated that students could be independent of the political domination of the Muslim Brotherhood. But now the election’s results may get thrown out.

Administration Politics

UAE Higher-Education Power Shifts: Phase 2

Sarah Lynch | 16 Apr 2013

The president of the United Arab Emirates has appointed new heads of the three federal universities in a second phase of a higher-education governance shakeup.

Politics Students

Tunisian Student Board Election Changes the Balance of Power

Fatma Shim | 15 Apr 2013

A leftist, non Islamist party scored a surprise victory in student elections in Tunisia, indicating a slide from power for the moderate Islamist political party “Ennahda” that has dominated national elections.




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