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Democracy Faculty Profiles Research Social Sciences

Hicham Alaoui: A Scholar of Democracy With Royal Roots

Amr EL-Tohamy | 09 Sep 2021

The Moroccan scholar Hicham Alaoui’s research interests include the need for of democratic and educational reforms in the Arab world.

Literature & Translation Social Sciences Students Teaching

Changes at AUC’s Center for Translation Studies Cause Dismay

Sayyid Mahmoud | 06 Aug 2021

The center’s director reported in an email that the center was being shut down. The university insists its work will continue.

Faculty Policy Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

Social Sciences Researchers Enjoy New Freedoms in Saudi Arabia

Amr EL-Tohamy | 27 Jul 2021

Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.

Coronavirus Research Social Sciences

Covid-19 Poses New Challenges for Social Scientists, Survey Finds

Amr EL-Tohamy | 13 Jul 2021

Social scientists and humanities scholars were particularly affected by the pandemic because of the restrictions it imposed on their work methods.

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.

Academic Freedom Faculty Profiles Research Social Sciences

Shafeeq Ghabra: A Scholar of the Palestinian Cause Confronts Illness With Research and Hope

Amr EL-Tohamy | 17 Jun 2021

Shafeeq Ghabra chose research and teaching over military, diplomatic and administrative work. His writing sustains him now.

Faculty Politics Profiles Research Social Sciences

A Scholar Rebuilds the Archives of Lebanon’s Left Before the Civil War

Amr EL-Tohamy | 04 Jun 2021

Fadi Bardawil believes the history of how leftist thought evolved in the 1960s holds lessons for groups seeking change today.

Academic Freedom Human Rights Research Social Sciences

One Scholar’s Struggle Between Freedom of Research and Self-Censorship

Taqadum Al-Khatib | 12 May 2021

An Egyptian scholar who studied Jewish history in an Arab society found self-censorship a difficult trap to escape.

Democracy Politics Schools Science Social Sciences Students

Model United Nations Experience Influences Higher Education Choices

Samar Kadi | 05 May 2021

High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.

Academic Freedom Data & Surveys Democracy Human Rights Opinion Research Social Sciences

In a Climate of Self-Censorship, Social Research Suffers

Fidaa Bou Haidar | 21 Apr 2021

A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”




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