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.
A new book argues that Arab social scientists limit their teaching and research through self-censorship, producing a “knowledge void.”
For Maha Yahya, director of the Carnegie Middle East Center in Beirut, what’s interesting about architecture is how it impacts people’s lives.