Ursula Lindsey has been the Middle East correspondent for The Chronicle of Higher Education since 2010. She was based in Cairo, Egypt from 2012 to 2014, and now lives in Rabat, Morocco. She writes about education, media, culture and politics in the Arab world.
Hossam Abouzahr argues that Classical and Colloquial Arabic should be used and studied “side by side.”
Scholars compared the New York Times’s removal of documents to past thefts of artifacts by archaeologists and armies.
A new volume in an acclaimed series delves into the movements and debates that shaped modern art in the Arab world.
The young organization mentors researchers and publishes articles that mix data, social science and analysis.
Reforming the education system in Morocco requires navigating between two extremes: expensive private schools and a free public system that fails its students.
Asma Lamrabet wants to reclaim a more egalitarian Islam from centuries of patriarchal interpretation.
Activists have published nearly a thousand hours of unedited footage of the Egyptian uprising on a new website.
In Morocco, a professor of sociology speaks out against a religious sheikh’s unfounded pronouncements on human reproduction.
A new anthology looks at the stigma that attaches to women who challenge the status quo.
A sampling of literary and scholarly works from across the region that we have enjoyed over the past year.