In Arab academic and publishing circles, there is much talk and at least some action to get more scholarly works translated into Arabic, and to get contemporary Arabic literature translated into other languages.
Shereen El Feki, an independent scholar, started out as an immunologist but has gone on to apply that science’s systematic approach to study sexuality in the Middle East.
An online database documents academic research produced in Arab countries about education.
Khaled Fahmy argues that the lack of understanding of the nature and value of a liberal education poses the gravest danger to Arab education.
When I first did an Internet search for news items in Arabic related to universities, the most prominent results that I got turned up phrases such as: “Student killed… teachers on strike student protests… … exams postponed.”
[email protected], the Wharton School’s free online research and business-analysis journal, presents articles in both Arabic and English that focus on business trends, research, innovation and entrepreneurship relevant to Arabic-speaking countries.