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.
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.
A Lebanese researcher has wandered throughout Arab history during his extensive career and examined the region’s relationship with Ottoman rulers and European ideas.
In a prescient paper, published posthumously, the sociologist Faleh Abdul Jabar described the social forces at work in recent Iraqi politics.
The young organization mentors researchers and publishes articles that mix data, social science and analysis.
Arab governments may be more likely to tolerate reporters writing in foreign languages, but more journalists need to write in Arabic.
A medical school in Beirut offers an elective that explores the ancient language’s connection to modern Lebanon.
A scholar who studies the links between paternal involvement and children’s performance in school calls on policy makers to give fathers more support.