Digital technologies can help overcome stigmas about mental health issues and improve access to care, but challenges for researchers remain, three scientists in Qatar argue.
A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of scholarly and literary writing by Arab authors.
Four scholars of gender and women’s studies reflect on the challenges of teaching gender politics in the Middle East and North Africa.
Epidemics are not as isolated as they may appear, says the anthropologist Charles L. Briggs. It’s important to understand the underlying factors that helped shape the situation.
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.
Workshops in Iraq help scholars in the social sciences and humanities learn how to write for international, English-language academic journals.
Five months of massive, peaceful pressure for political change have taken even seasoned observers by surprise.
Jordanian academics want to reintroduce the teaching of philosophy in schools and universities. They have good reason.
Teachers can stimulate learning by recognizing and giving voice to the variety of social backgrounds among their students.