As director general of the Arab Women Organization, the political scientist Fadia Kiwan is keen on projects that empower women. But teaching remains her first love.
A book and a project, Open Gaza brings together experts from many disciplines to envision a better future for occupied populations everywhere.
Ten years after the Tunisian revolution, students protest against what they describe as increased police surveillance of universities
The MENA Prison Forum, launched in 2018, researches and documents prisons and prisoners’ experiences across the region. Its resources include art, literature, film and testimonies.
President Joseph Biden’s executive action ending Donald Trump’s travel ban for people from seven Muslim countries has more Arab students hoping to enroll in U.S. institutions.
Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.
The intensifying Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip and the lockdowns due to Covid-19 are driving impoverished, discouraged students to abandon higher education.
A survey of scholars done in the late spring and early summer that included researchers who study the MENA region showed the pandemic’s adverse effects and the occasional beneficial ones on research, the authors of the survey say.
The decision to normalize relations between the United Arab Emirates and Israel angered many in the Arab region. Still, some see it as an opportunity to support research.
Comics and graphic novels by Arabs gain greater exposure as digital publishers promote the work of talented young artists and authors.