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.
Saudi researchers in the social sciences encounter fewer restrictions on the topics they can study, and can now use more qualitative research methods.
Social scientists and humanities scholars were particularly affected by the pandemic because of the restrictions it imposed on their work methods.
A history professor in Qatar offers advice for instructors seeking to discuss sensitive social and political issues.
Shafeeq Ghabra chose research and teaching over military, diplomatic and administrative work. His writing sustains him now.
Fadi Bardawil believes the history of how leftist thought evolved in the 1960s holds lessons for groups seeking change today.
An Egyptian scholar who studied Jewish history in an Arab society found self-censorship a difficult trap to escape.
High-school students who take part in programs that simulate U.N. debates tend to opt for hybrid university courses mixing science with humanities.