Ursula Lindsey

Ursula Lindsey

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.

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Architecture Arts & Culture

During Amman Design Week, a City Brainstorms a Better Future

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Oct 2019

Work of the region’s designers was showcased across Jordan’s capital last week, in exhibits that ranged from the practical to the ethereal.

Salaries Schools Teaching

Teachers’ Strike in Jordan Ends After the Government Agrees to a 35 Percent Raise

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Oct 2019

The rare public-sector walkout drew sympathy from citizens also caught between stagnant wages and rising costs in a debt-burdened economy

Arts & Culture Politics Publishing

New Book Showcases Contemporary Arab Artists as Survivors

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Sep 2019

An anthology explores “Arabicity,” the cultural links and concerns shared by artists from disparate countries throughout the Arab world.

Democracy Politics Protests Social Sciences

An Algerian Sociologist Reflects on His Country’s Revolution

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jul 2019

Five months of massive, peaceful pressure for political change have taken even seasoned observers by surprise.

Curriculum Health & Medicine Protests Students

Dispute Over Medical Studies in Morocco Heats Up

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Jun 2019

Students of medicine, pharmacy and dentistry are boycotting classes and exams, even as the government threatens to crack down.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics

Palestine Festival for Literature Shifts Its Perspective

Ursula Lindsey | 30 May 2019

The literary festival links Palestine to global struggles for self-determination and control of resources.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Profiles

University Press Draws New Readers for Renowned Syrian Playwright

Ursula Lindsey | 04 Apr 2019

The late Saadallah Wannous explored the meaning of human liberation, both personal and political. His work has been collected now for English speakers.

Gender Human Rights Inequality Politics

Women’s Advocates Go on Trial in Saudi Arabia

Ursula Lindsey | 15 Mar 2019

Many of the most prominent Saudi women’s rights activists went on trial this week in a closed trial in Riyadh.

Arts & Culture Critical Thinking Human Rights

Court Rules to Close Moroccan Cultural Organization, Causing Alarm

Ursula Lindsey | 28 Feb 2019

A judge ordered the organization Racines to dissolve. Advocacy groups protest the ruling as a chilling attack on freedom of expression.

Arts & Culture Democracy Politics Protests

Exhibition Revisits a Revolution Whose Legacy Is Still Uncertain

Ursula Lindsey | 25 Jan 2019

An archival show at Tunisia’s Bardo National Museum chronicles the uprising that sparked the Arab Spring but failed to deliver on many of its promises.




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