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Protests

Faculty Politics Protests Students

Algeria’s Student Strikes Put the Current Academic Year at Risk

Riad Mazzouzi | 18 Apr 2019

Protests in support of a movement demanding government change have halted classes and exams at many universities.

Faculty Politics Protests Students

Sudan Shutters All Its Universities

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 19 Feb 2019

Sudan’s government has closed all of the country’s public and private higher-education institutions, in the wake of protests sparked by economic conditions.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.

Faculty Finances Health & Medicine Protests Quality

Protests Disrupt Universities in Algeria and Tunisia

Ibtissem Jamel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 02 Jul 2018

Months of strikes and protests by students and professors who want better conditions and pay threaten to derail the academic year in both countries.

Employment Faculty Protests

Egypt Produces More Ph.D.’s Than It Can Hire

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Apr 2018

More students are seeking advanced degrees, hoping for academic jobs, but many find only part-time positions.

Arts & Culture Internet Politics Protests Publishing

An Online Archive of the Egyptian Revolution

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Feb 2018

Activists have published nearly a thousand hours of unedited footage of the Egyptian uprising on a new website.

Democracy Politics Protests Social Sciences

New Moroccan Protests Call for Fresh Scholarly Approach

Ursula Lindsey | 26 Jun 2017

Social scientists say analysis and debate, not a crackdown, is the best response to a powerful new protest movement.

Conflict Democracy Literature & Translation Politics Protests

Making Sense of the Arab Uprisings’ Aftermath: Think Small

Ursula Lindsey | 14 Jun 2017

In drawing lessons from the 2011 Arab uprisings and their after-effects, scholars should zoom in on experiments in governance and activism, even if they failed.

Academic Freedom Politics Protests Research

Arab Protests Move Back to the Streets From Social Media

Habib Battah | 17 Apr 2017

The American University of Beirut’s City Debates conference reflects a growing conflict between city gentrification and citizens’ needs.

Academic Freedom Internet Protests

Instagram and Broadband Use Are Reshaping Arab Social Media

Benjamin Plackett | 14 Feb 2016

Photo and video social-media channels are on the rise in the Arab region, but users are still worried about their freedom.




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