Northwestern University in Qatar aims to promote local knowledge production and research done by scholars from the Global South.
Cairo University’s Arab Media Youth Forum brought together students, scholars and professionals to discuss how to prepare for careers in a changing field.
The economist Amr Adly received the Roger Owen Book Award for his study of Egypt’s pre-2011 economic liberalisation strategies.
David Card, a co-winner of the 2021 Nobel Prize in Economics, talks about some of the world’s most urgent issues: wages, immigration, and education.
The future of the social sciences in Yemen’s universities is in question as shrinking student numbers force some departments to close.
“University is universal in nature, hence the name,” argues the Bahraini scholar Nader Kadhim. His cultural criticism takes an interdisciplinary approach.
A longtime social researcher, Abdelbaki Hermassi was an expert on state and society in the Maghreb. He also served as a cultural minister and diplomat.
The Moroccan scholar Hicham Alaoui’s research interests include the need for of democratic and educational reforms in the Arab world.
The center’s director reported in an email that the center was being shut down. The university insists its work will continue.