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.
The organization Ettijahat, based in Beirut, offers grants to artists and researchers whose work illuminates the culture of a country in crisis.
An exhibition in Rabat showcases publications whose mission was to gather and share the best thinking of its time, despite enormous challenges
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.