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Political Attacks on Women’s Studies at Kuwait University Increase Scholars’ Resolve

Amr EL-Tohamy | 07 May 2022

Two female academics who launched the university’s women’s and gender studies programme say they will continue their work despite political opposition.

Rankings Social Sciences Students Teaching

6 Arab Universities Are Among QS’s Top 100 for Social Science and Management Courses

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 24 Apr 2022

Six Arab universities had social science and management programmes in the top 100 in the latest QS rankings by subject.

Curriculum Faculty Inequality Profiles Social Sciences

A Kuwaiti Professor Makes Disability Awareness Part of Her Teaching

Amr EL-Tohamy | 15 Mar 2022

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.

Gender Religion Research Social Sciences Students Teaching

Women and Gender Studies at Kuwait University Stir Debates

Amr EL-Tohamy | 08 Feb 2022

Kuwait University defends Women and Gender Studies’ teaching staff after public figures and clerics question their course.

Data & Surveys Profiles Research Social Sciences Students

New Institute in Qatar to Enhance South-to-South Academic Collaboration

Gilgamesh Nabeel | 18 Jan 2022

Northwestern University in Qatar aims to promote local knowledge production and research done by scholars from the Global South.

Curriculum Faculty Social Sciences Students Teaching

Forum Explores Challenges for Youth Seeking Careers in Arab Media

Mona Abu Al-Nasr | 21 Dec 2021

Cairo University’s Arab Media Youth Forum brought together students, scholars and professionals to discuss how to prepare for careers in a changing field.

Curriculum Faculty Social Sciences

Amr Adly Is Honoured for Analysis of Failed Economic Reforms in Egypt

Amr EL-Tohamy | 06 Dec 2021

The economist Amr Adly received the Roger Owen Book Award for his study of Egypt’s pre-2011 economic liberalisation strategies.

Employment Faculty Profiles Refugees Social Sciences Study Abroad Vocational Education

Nobel Laureate David Card Believes Scholars Need a Global Perspective

Gilgamesh Nabeel, Tarek Abd El-Galil | 30 Nov 2021

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.

Conflict Faculty Social Sciences Students

Students Desert the Social Sciences at Yemen’s War-Torn Universities

Amr EL-Tohamy | 24 Nov 2021

The future of the social sciences in Yemen’s universities is in question as shrinking student numbers force some departments to close.




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