Two female academics who launched the university’s women’s and gender studies programme say they will continue their work despite political opposition.
Six Arab universities had social science and management programmes in the top 100 in the latest QS rankings by subject.
Shahd Alshammari, an assistant professor of English literature and women’s studies, wants to improve the lives of people with disabilities. Change starts from the classroom, she says.
Kuwait University defends Women and Gender Studies’ teaching staff after public figures and clerics question their course.
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.