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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.

Arts & Culture Health & Medicine Language Publishing Social Sciences

For Doctors in Training, a Course on Phoenician

Edward Fox | 22 Feb 2018

A medical school in Beirut offers an elective that explores the ancient language’s connection to modern Lebanon.

Data & Surveys Gender Social Sciences Students

Fathers May Be Key to Improving Education in the Middle East

Natasha Ridge | 29 Jan 2018

A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.

Data & Surveys Research Social Sciences

Researchers Ask, Is Dubai Really Cosmopolitan?

Benjamin Plackett | 03 Aug 2017

French researchers will use sociological data to answer the question scientifically—and stir debate about what the term means.




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