The Tunisian thinker and writer Hichem Djait spent nearly half a century investigating Islamic history and Arab culture.
Fadi Bardawil believes the history of how leftist thought evolved in the 1960s holds lessons for groups seeking change today.
A history professor at an American university in Qatar argues that Anglophone institutions should avoid a linguistic monoculture.
An Egyptian scholar who studied Jewish history in an Arab society found self-censorship a difficult trap to escape.
A researcher in Iraqi Kurdistan looks for the roots of attitudes that lead to discrimination and violence against women.
The life and work of Vartan Gregorian bridged cultures and religions.
A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”
Academic self-censorship not only hinders individuals’ intellectual output and creativity but comes at a cost to whole societies.
Researchers have found no evidence that Ramadan fasting might make people more susceptible to Covid-19. They worry more about the risks from late nights and social gatherings.
Egypt moved 22 mummies to a new home on Saturday. Volunteer researchers studied them first.