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Arts & Culture Conflict Politics

Artists Share ‘Local Histories’ of War and Exile

Heba Elkayal | 30 Aug 2018

Works by two artists from the Middle East, recently shown in New York, reflect on the effects of conquest, past and present.

Accreditation Politics Refugees

A New University, Born in the Chaos of War

Edward Fox | 22 Aug 2018

Rojava University, in Syria’s mostly Kurdish northeast, has enthusiastic foreign support, meets a local need and is part of a project for regional independence.

Internationalization Politics Students Study Abroad

Saudi Students Are Caught in a Diplomatic Row

Benjamin Plackett | 19 Aug 2018

Saudi Arabia’s diplomatic row with Canada has upended the future of thousands of Saudi students at Canadian universities, forcing them to leave the country just before the new semester starts.

Arts & Culture Politics

Samia Halaby: An Artist at Once Palestinian and Universal

Heba Elkayal | 10 Aug 2018

The acclaimed Palestinian-American artist Samia Halaby has stayed connected to the visual and political elements of her homeland while viewing her work as having a broad artistic role.

Development Politics Students

The Idea of a Palestinian University

Sam Bahour | 02 Aug 2018

A plan for a university for Palestinians inside and outside their homeland goes back a long way, and it’s still an idea worth pursuing.

Finances Politics Refugees Schools

U.S. Cuts Threaten Half a Million Palestinian Children

Marilyn Garson | 25 Jul 2018

A former Mercy Corps economic director in Gaza explains how U.S. reductions in aid threaten the education of Palestinian children and the stability of the Gaza Strip.

Arts & Culture Development Politics Publishing

Arab Magazines: A Neglected History Resurfaces

Ursula Lindsey | 24 Jul 2018

An exhibition in Rabat showcases publications whose mission was to gather and share the best thinking of its time, despite enormous challenges

Development Policy Politics

Think Tank Pioneers Evidence-Based Policy in Sudan

Alaa Shibeika | 29 Jun 2018

The new organization seeks to invigorate more thoughtful public policy in the Republic of Sudan and to train a new generation of development specialists.

Literature & Translation Politics Research Social Sciences

A Scholar Who Has Explored Arab History Widely

Motiaa Hallak | 25 Jun 2018

A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.

Politics Religion Social Sciences

Last Words of a Leading Iraqi Scholar

Edward Fox | 19 Jun 2018

In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.




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