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Hopeful Vision Rises from An Ancient Iraqi Site

Saad Salloum | 12 Nov 2018

A professor’s visit to a historic church makes him think about using Iraq’s rich history and religious diversity to create economic opportunity.

Human Rights Religion

A Woman Seeks Freedom From the Hijab

Sandra El Azki | 06 Jul 2018

For some women wearing a headscarf is a sign of religious devotion, but for others it feels confining.

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.

Gender Human Rights Religion

Scholar Makes a Religious Case for Women’s Rights

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Mar 2018

Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.

Critical Thinking Gender Religion

A Professor and a Preacher Debate Sexual Science and Morality

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Feb 2018

In Morocco, a professor of sociology speaks out against a religious sheikh’s unfounded pronouncements on human reproduction.

Conflict Minorities Religion Students Terrorism

North Sinai: ‘Studying Here Is Impossible’

Amr EL-Tohamy | 23 Jan 2018

University students in Egypt’s most troubled province, long targeted by terrorist attacks, face extreme difficulties in continuing their studies.

Academic Freedom Internationalization Religion

NYU Department Cuts Ties With Abu Dhabi Campus

Eric J. Lyman | 12 Nov 2017

The department is protesting the Emirates’ denial of visas for two professors and calling on NYU’s president to lobby the U.A.E.’s government to change its visa policies.

Academic Freedom Human Rights Politics Religion

With Mass Arrests, Saudi Arabia Silences Independent Voices

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Sep 2017

The detainees include scholars, preachers and public intellectuals from across the ideological spectrum.

Academic Freedom Gender Politics Religion

Some Gains, Many Sacrifices: Women’s Rights in Tunisia

Ursula Lindsey | 10 Jul 2017

Since the country’s independence, the position of women has been a point of both pride and controversy.

Arts & Culture Religion Research Science Social Sciences

Discovery of Oldest Human Remains Fosters Moroccan Pride

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Jul 2017

After finding the oldest recorded fossils of human ancestors, in Morocco, researchers continue to dig to tell their story.




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