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New Institute in Qatar to Enhance South-to-South Academic Collaboration

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 18 Jan 2022

Northwestern University in Qatar aims to promote local knowledge production and research done by scholars from the Global South.

Curriculum Faculty Social Sciences Students Teaching

Forum Explores Challenges for Youth Seeking Careers in Arab Media

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 21 Dec 2021

Cairo University’s Arab Media Youth Forum brought together students, scholars and professionals to discuss how to prepare for careers in a changing field.

Curriculum Faculty Social Sciences

Amr Adly Is Honoured for Analysis of Failed Economic Reforms in Egypt

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Dec 2021

The economist Amr Adly received the Roger Owen Book Award for his study of Egypt’s pre-2011 economic liberalisation strategies.

Employment Faculty Profiles Refugees Social Sciences Study Abroad Vocational Education

Nobel Laureate David Card Believes Scholars Need a Global Perspective

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Nov 2021

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.

Conflict Faculty Social Sciences Students

Students Desert the Social Sciences at Yemen’s War-Torn Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Nov 2021

The future of the social sciences in Yemen’s universities is in question as shrinking student numbers force some departments to close.

Arabic Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Profiles Research Social Sciences

‘Academic Prisons’: Bahrain’s Nader Kadhim Rejects Disciplinary Silos

Sayyid Mahmoud | 05 Nov 2021

“University is universal in nature, hence the name,” argues the Bahraini scholar Nader Kadhim. His cultural criticism takes an interdisciplinary approach.

Faculty Profiles Research Social Sciences

Abdelbaki Hermassi, Tunisian Sociologist and Former Minister, Dies

Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Oct 2021

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.

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.




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