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Academic Freedom Politics Research

Of Scholars and Spies

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Dec 2018

Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.

Development Finances Politics

‘A Search for Band-Aids’: Economic Reform in Egypt

Ursula Lindsey | 30 Nov 2018

An author of a new book examines Egypt’s mounting challenges and the obstacles that hinder necessary reforms.

Academic Freedom Politics Research

Spy Conviction May Chill U.A.E. Research

Edward Fox | 27 Nov 2018

Matthew Hedges, a U.K. doctoral student convicted in the United Arab Emirates of spying for Britain, has been pardoned and released. But his experience has provoked anxiety about the safety of foreign researchers in the UAE.

Arts & Culture Politics

An Istanbul Murder Echoes in the New York Art Scene

Heba Elkayal | 26 Oct 2018

In the wake of Jamal Khashoggi’s death, an effort to raise awareness of Arab art in New York proceeds despite controversy over Saudi Arabia’s financial support.

Arts & Culture Politics Profiles

An Art Exhibition Without Art

Heba Elkayal | 19 Oct 2018

The curators of Past Disquiet, recently shown in Beirut, revisit a landmark 1978 exhibition held in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.

Data & Surveys Development Politics

Arab Citizens Are Disenchanted with Politics

Benjamin Plackett | 16 Oct 2018

Analysis of detailed 2016 survey data indicates a lack of interest among residents of Arab countries in civic engagement.

Development Employment Human Rights Inequality Policy Politics Refugees

Young, Educated, Desperate to Emigrate

Ursula Lindsey | 03 Oct 2018

The death of a young Moroccan woman while trying to reach Spain adds fuel to a national debate about the future of youth in the country.

Arab Spring Critical Thinking Development Politics

A Tribute to Samir Amin, Egyptian Economist

Georges Fahmi | 27 Sep 2018

The intellectual who died in August shaped some of the intellectual debate about why so-called developing countries do not make economic progress.

Politics Students Study Abroad

Students Lose When Countries Cut Educational Ties

Elizabeth R. Bruce | 24 Sep 2018

The costs go beyond disrupting academic progress. Students also miss out on valuable opportunities for building workplace skills.

Conflict Curriculum Politics

‘Reconciliation Studies’ Seeks Inroads In Arab Region

Edward Fox | 14 Sep 2018

An international academic alliance is developing programs in conflict-resolution studies at universities in the Middle East and North Africa.




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