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Faculty Finances Politics Religion Teaching

Hard-Hit by Lebanon’s Crisis, Some Professors Feel Exploited

Samar Kadi | 07 Jul 2021

Many Lebanese professors work on hourly, part-time contracts with no benefits and little chance of promotion, while their salaries plunge in value.

Faculty Religion Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

How to Create Safe Spaces for Teaching Taboo Topics

Jörg Matthias Determann | 30 Jun 2021

A history professor in Qatar offers advice for instructors seeking to discuss sensitive social and political issues.

Arabic Architecture Literature & Translation Publishing Religion Research

Hazine, a Blog for Scholars of the Islamic World, Reinvents Itself

M. Lynx Qualey | 10 Aug 2020

Launched as an archives review site, Hazine is transitioning into a multilingual platform for reviews, interviews, profiles, digital-humanities tools, and more.

Curriculum Human Rights Religion Teaching

A Diversity Institute Teaches Iraqi Students About Religious Minorities

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 29 Jun 2020

The course, a rare undertaking in the Arab world, aims to promote peaceful co-existence and religious diversity by combatting stereotypes and misunderstandings.

Academic Freedom Arts & Culture Gender Politics Religion

Kuwait Shuts Down an Art Exhibit. Is the ‘Most Open’ Gulf Society Closing?

Aisha Elgayar | 25 Feb 2020

Artists believe the shuttering of Shurooq Amin’s show by Kuwaiti authorities is the latest indicator of the country’s decline in freedom of expression.

Conflict Curriculum Politics Religion

Peace Studies Program Attracts Young Iraqis Eager for Social Change

Olivia Cuthbert | 10 Feb 2020

Students in the new program at the University of Duhok, the first of its kind in a region fraught with conflicts, hope to help build a more inclusive society.

Arab Spring Conflict Inequality Politics Protests Religion

In Lebanon, Sect Vs. Sect Turns Into People Vs. Politicians

David Wheeler, Nasser Zawk | 25 Oct 2019

Lebanese protestors have united across sectarian divides and turned against what they view as the “ruling class.” Here are a diverse range of photos, videos, interviews, and other features to capture what is happening.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Finances Religion Research

American U. in Cairo Cancels an Endowed Chair; Questions Follow

Jabeen Bhatti | 14 Jun 2019

The AUC professor of comparative religion who lost the title says his academic freedom was infringed. The university says it had to honor a request from the benefactor’s son, who allegedly pressured the professor.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Religion

New Waves: How Moroccan Artist Mohamed Melehi Shaped an Aesthetic

Heba Elkayal | 07 Jun 2019

An intimately scaled retrospective of Moroccan artist Mohammed Melehi in London shows how abstract expressionism in the Middle East was culturally inspired.

Architecture Arts & Culture Religion Tourism

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.




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