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Support for Social Sciences Declines as Applied Disciplines Rise at Arab Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Sep 2022

As policy makers focus more on applied sciences, academics worry about the consequences for the social sciences and humanities at Arab universities.

Democracy Faculty Human Rights Profiles Religion Social Sciences

Saad Salloum Calls on Arab Academics to Value Diversity as the Basis of Unity

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 17 Aug 2022

The Iraqi scholar, recently honoured for his longtime advocacy of freedom of religion and minorities’ rights, urges academics, politicians and youth to rethink views that see diversity as a threat.

Development Faculty Human Rights Religion Social Sciences

Ibn Rushd Prize Honours Lebanese and Iraqi Advocates of Religious Freedom

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 13 Aug 2022

Lebanon’s Nayla Tabbara and Iraq’s Saad Salloum, along with their respective organisations, will receive the 2022 Ibn Rushd Prize for their advocacy of religious freedom.

Development Faculty Gender Social Sciences

Empowering Arab Women Goes Beyond Holding Public Positions, Says Hania Sholkamy

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Aug 2022

The Egyptian anthropologist says the issue is one of social justice: “Feminist movements did not come to support the elite, but rather to support the majority.”

Curriculum Faculty Policy Social Sciences

Saudi Scholar Muna Al-Ghuraibi Wants Social Science Faculties to Update Methods

Amr EL-Tohamy | 03 Aug 2022

Muna Al-Ghuraibi, a professor of social studies at King Saud University, says students of faculties that remain too theoretical don’t acquire the skills employers need.

Arts & Culture Climate and Environment Curriculum Social Sciences

Tackling Climate Change Through Teaching Environmental History

Jörg Matthias Determann | 16 Jul 2022

With global warming being felt everywhere, a historian in Qatar argues we should pass on lessons from the environmental past to the next generations.

Faculty Gender Human Rights Profiles Social Sciences

Legal Scholar Zeina Jallad Says More Women Lawyers Would Help Palestinian Society

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Jul 2022

The human-rights scholar Zeina Jallad calls for improvements in Palestinian legal education and more support for women in a male-dominated field.

Social Sciences Students

A Feel for History: Let Students Experience It with All Their Senses

Jörg Matthias Determann | 21 Jun 2022

As the Covid-19 pandemic subsides, a historian in Qatar argues that teachers should make the most of the return to in-person instruction through multisensory experiences.

Conflict Faculty Profiles Refugees Social Sciences

Academics in Exile: Hadeel Abdelhameed’s Journey from Iraq to Australia

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Jun 2022

As the world observes World Refugee Day, Hadeel Abdelhameed relates how she fled a conflict zone and rebuilt her academic career in Australia.

Arts & Culture Conflict Development Faculty Social Sciences

Studying the Future: Scholars Explore the Topic from an Arab Context

Petra Ayar Jahchan | 25 May 2022

Scholars at a symposium held by the London School of Economics got at the topic through the perspectives of Arab media and cultures.




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