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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.

Academic Freedom Conflict Human Rights Inequality Politics Religion

With the Pope in Egypt, Debate on Al-Azhar’s Role

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Apr 2017

In the wake of Coptic church bombings, educators are reflecting on what role universities, including Al-Azhar, the beacon of Sunni Islam, might have in teaching tolerance—or intolerance.

Religion Teaching

Back to the Old Quarrel: Philosophy vs Religion

Ursula Lindsey | 05 Feb 2017

In Morocco, philosophy teachers object to religious textbook that calls their discipline “contrary to Islam”.

Arts & Culture Conservation Religion Research

Arab-World Archaeologists Must Avoid Disturbing Islamic Graves

Benjamin Plackett | 24 May 2016

Genetic analysis on skeletons of humans who died since the birth of Islam is almost nonexistent.

Religion

Lebanese Students Want to Move Politics Away From Religion

Jason Lemon | 08 Sep 2015

Secular clubs at universities are seeking to end the Lebanese system of dividing up power among the country’s 18 religions and sects.

Gender Human Rights Religion Students

Child Brides in Egypt Blocked From Education

Sarah Lynch | 18 May 2015

Researchers are delving into the causes of child marriage and trying to learn how to prevent it.

Education Reform Profiles Religion

A Conversation With Safwan M. Masri: Religion and Education Reform

Benjamin Plackett | 13 Nov 2014

An ambassador for an Ivy League institution in Jordan talks about how Western universities seek to engage with the Arab world.

Academic Freedom Critical Thinking Religion Research

Do Human Evolution and Islam Conflict in the Classroom?

Sadia Khatri | 24 Mar 2014

A Moroccan professor who has taught evolution says she is a rarity in the country, an example of a broader debate.

Academic Freedom Extremism Politics Religion

Don’t Tell Immigration You are Studying Islam

| 27 Jun 2013

A scholar studying Muslim-Christian relations had an unsettling experience as he returned home from his studies.




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