The musical theater production, “We Live in Cairo,” narrates the events that led to the Tahrir Square protests and the overthrowing of a regime and then, the unraveling of a dream.
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.
Social scientists say analysis and debate, not a crackdown, is the best response to a powerful new protest movement.
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.
In the United States, college campuses are split lately by emotional protests over race and other issues. One former U.S. college president gives out advice that may be also be relevant to Arab universities.
The new academic year brings more anxiety for Egyptian professors and students facing an uncertain future.