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A Researcher Delves into the Lives and Craft of Moroccan Women Rug Weavers

Paula El Khoury | 10 Mar 2022

Susan Schaefer Davis, American anthropologist, worked with women rug weavers in rural Morocco for decades. She paid tribute to their strength and skill in a recent book.

Faculty Gender Profiles Science

Discrimination Against Female Researchers Still Exists, Says Astronomer Shadia Habbal

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Mar 2022

On International Women’s Day, the Syrian-born astronomer Shadia Habbal speaks to Al-Fanar Media about her journey to a distinguished career in science.

Architecture Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles Research

A Syrian-Born Scholar Reflects on Arab Efforts to Preserve Islamic Architecture

Amr EL-Tohamy | 20 Feb 2022

Nasser Rabbat leads the Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He applauds architectural preservation efforts but sees flaws in some plans.

Employment Finances Mental Health Profiles Research Students

Lebanese University President Confronts a Difficult Reality

Amr EL-Tohamy | 10 Feb 2022

Bassam Badran, president of the Lebanese University, spoke to Al-Fanar Media about the crises facing the institution and how he’s trying to deal with them.

Finances Policy Profiles Students

Lebanese Education Minister Raises Alarm Over Crisis in Schools

Samar Kadi | 29 Jan 2022

Abbas Halabi, Lebanon’s education minister, is calling for urgent action to save the education system. Students have already suffered serious setbacks, he says.

Faculty Gender Internationalization Profiles Refugees

Naouel Abdellatif Mami Strives to Raise the Global Profile of Algeria’s Setif 2 University

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 26 Jan 2022

Naouel Abdellatif Mami, vice rector of external relations at Setif 2 University, believes in the importance of global collaborations and study abroad.

Accreditation Employment Faculty Gender Profiles Students

Kherieh Rassas Aims to Help Palestinian Students Compete Globally

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 22 Jan 2022

A longtime educator and administrator at Palestine’s An-Najah National University, Kherieh Rassas works to build international ties that help students.

Data & Surveys Profiles Research Social Sciences Students

New Institute in Qatar to Enhance South-to-South Academic Collaboration

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 18 Jan 2022

Northwestern University in Qatar aims to promote local knowledge production and research done by scholars from the Global South.

Arabic Curriculum Profiles Students Teaching

Egyptian Professor Wael Farouq Uses Music and Poetry to Teach Arabic in Europe

Sayyid Mahmoud | 16 Jan 2022

Wael Farouq, a professor of Arabic studies in Milan, says introducing non-native speakers to the rhythms and sounds of Arabic poetry and music facilitates language learning.

Arts & Culture Faculty Liberal Arts Profiles

Omani Artist and Educator Fakhriya Al-Yahyai Inspires a New Generation

Amr EL-Tohamy | 14 Jan 2022

The Omani artist and academic Fakhriya Al-Yahyai tells Al-Fanar Media about her career in art practice and education.




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