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.
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.