Laurence Craven of the American University of Sharjah, UAE, discusses the advantages and the potential issues of substituting technology for paper in the classroom.
Oliver Hadingham of Waseda University, Japan, examines the reforms the medieval universities of Oxford and Cambridge underwent during the nineteenth century and questions whether the two institutions can shake off their elitist reputation.
Suzi Elhafez examines the efficacy of interdisciplinarity in the Golden Age of the Arab-Islamic Empire in informing approaches to multimodal art practices and expanding knowledge domains within a contemporary context.
Dr Kellina Craig-Henderson explores the social psychology of expatriation for Americans who have left the United States in the light of their group status and personal identity resulting from formative experiences within the United States.
Dr Mayumi Yamada discusses displaced populations within Asia in terms of their status within international law, questioning who can protect the stateless beyond national boundaries.
Dr Azeez Olaniyan discusses the use of women and girls for suicide bombings by the Boko Haram sect in Nigeria, examining how girls are sourced for these deadly missions as well as Boko Haram’s motivations for pursuing this “feminization of terror”.
Dr Matthew J. Monnot of the University of San Francisco discusses the contrast between decades of GDP growth in China and stagnant levels of individual life and job satisfaction.