The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.
Recent headlines involving researchers accused of spying in the Middle East highlight the risk of asking questions in a police state.
As some Arab countries try to wean themselves from oil and expand alternative energy development, Arab women could benefit. But they need support from corporations and universities.
Platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn could help counter worrying health trends, but some communities are at risk of being left behind.
A former colleague recalls the work and forceful personality of a founder of academic refugee studies and a tireless champion for refugees themselves, who died on July 11.
The sociologist Mehdi Alioua sees himself as an advocate and a mediator.
A new book explores how jihadists use poetry, music and video to strengthen their cause.
An Egyptian academic reflects on how people react to her when she travels and on the latest indignity, the U.K. and U.S. laptop ban.
Finding a mission in life is the result of hard work, not chance.
A New York-based researcher and music-lover studies the way people, identities, and sounds travel.