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Social Sciences

Language Research Social Sciences Technology & Online Learning

Emoji Don’t Stifle Communication, They Encourage It

Marc Owen Jones | 19 Nov 2019

The use of emoji is on the rise in the Arab region, as well as everywhere else. But that’s no cause for moral panic, a scholar of digital humanities argues.

Development Publishing Research Science Social Sciences

Iraqi Scholars Learn to Find Their Voice in Academic Publishing

Edward Fox | 24 Oct 2019

Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.

Democracy Politics Protests Social Sciences

An Algerian Sociologist Reflects on His Country’s Revolution

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2019

Five months of massive, peaceful pressure for political change have taken even seasoned observers by surprise.

Critical Thinking Curriculum Extremism Social Sciences Teaching

To Teach Students to Learn, Teach Philosophy

Afaf A. Khoshman | 18 Oct 2018

Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.

Development Schools Social Sciences Teaching

How Teachers Can Use Anthropology in Classrooms

Afaf A. Khoshman | 13 Aug 2018

Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.

Data & Surveys Gender Research Social Sciences

Behind the Numbers: Arab Women in Research

Benjamin Plackett | 06 Aug 2018

Arab participation in research is high compared to the rest of the world, but that rate masks difficulties women face in some countries and in male-dominated disciplines.

Literature & Translation Politics Research Social Sciences

A Scholar Who Has Explored Arab History Widely

Motiaa Hallak | 25 Jun 2018

A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.

Politics Religion Social Sciences

Last Words of a Leading Iraqi Scholar

Edward Fox | 19 Jun 2018

In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.

Data & Surveys Publishing Social Sciences

Synaps Seeks to Be a Lab for Ideas in Beirut

Ursula Lindsey | 24 Apr 2018

The young organization mentors researchers and publishes articles that mix data, social science and analysis.

Arabic Development Journalism Social Sciences

Journalism Schools Need to Modernize; Sociologists Can Help

Paula El Khoury | 07 Mar 2018

Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.




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