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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.

Development Faculty Politics Research Salaries Social Sciences

Tunisian Professors Flee the Country for Better Salaries

Ibtissem Jamel | 28 Jul 2017

Hundreds of Tunisian professors are leaving the country each year, putting the quality of higher education in the country at risk, policy makers say.

Arts & Culture Religion Research Science Social Sciences

Discovery of Oldest Human Remains Fosters Moroccan Pride

Benjamin Plackett | 07 Jul 2017

After finding the oldest recorded fossils of human ancestors, in Morocco, researchers continue to dig to tell their story.

Democracy Politics Protests Social Sciences

New Moroccan Protests Call for Fresh Scholarly Approach

Ursula Lindsey | 26 Jun 2017

Social scientists say analysis and debate, not a crackdown, is the best response to a powerful new protest movement.

Conflict Data & Surveys Gender Inequality Research Social Sciences

Researchers Investigate How Trust Collapsed in Syria

Benjamin Plackett | 15 Jun 2017

Social scientists have traced the decline of the intricate social connections in Syrian society. They also recommend ways to restore them.

Human Rights Politics Research Social Sciences

Historical Wounds Are Not Healing in Tunisia

Ursula Lindsey | 06 Jun 2017

Transitional justice process sparks debate about how historians have treated the country’s founding father and his legacy.

Democracy Politics Social Sciences

Scholar Sees Power Shift From Governments to Communities

Edward Fox | 09 May 2017

American-style democracies won’t emerge in the Middle East, a political scientist says. In a new book, he predicts shared power agreements among communities, or “communitocracies.”

Research Social Sciences Teaching

Arab Social Sciences: Scarce, But Sorely Needed

Ursula Lindsey | 09 Apr 2016

A new report reveals a shortage of the social sciences in Arab universities, despite the benefits that they could bring.

Academic Freedom Gender Literature & Translation Social Sciences

The Legacy of Fatema Mernissi, Moroccan Feminist and Scholar

Ursula Lindsey | 21 Jan 2016

Sociologist Fatema Mernissi published ground-breaking, wide-ranging scholarship that influenced a generation of Arab feminists.

Profiles Research Social Sciences

A Conversation With Sari Hanafi: The State Of Arab Research

Benjamin Plackett | 23 Sep 2015

A prize-winning social scientist at the American University of Beirut talks about Arab research and the challenges it faces.




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