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 Development Publishing

Modern Architecture in Cairo: An Unsung Treasure

Ursula Lindsey | 18 Mar 2020

Cairo Since 1900, by Mohamed Elshahed, documents a vibrant aspect of the city’s heritage that’s in danger of being erased.

Architecture Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

New Cairo Museum Honors Naguib Mahfouz but Doesn’t Inspire

Ursula Lindsey | 14 Feb 2020

Egypt celebrates its most famous modern writer in the long-delayed museum, which finally opened last year. Visitors may wish, though, that it had taken a more engaging approach.

Architecture Arts & Culture Internet Liberal Arts

Scholars Consider What Popular Culture Means in Egypt Today

Ursula Lindsey | 27 Jan 2020

A symposium focused on the challenges of producing, sharing and conserving popular culture in an age of heightened official oversight and lingering nostalgia for the past.

Arts & Culture Conflict Human Rights

Human Rights Film Festival Showcases Yemeni Stories

Ursula Lindsey | 17 Dec 2019

The Karama Festival, based in Jordan, uses cinema as a force for social change. This year it highlighted films from Yemen.

Arabic Book Review Critical Thinking Publishing

Recommended Reading, 2019: Books From and About the Arab World

Ursula Lindsey | 13 Dec 2019

A sampling of works published, translated or honored in the past year illustrates the diversity of writing by Arab authors.

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.




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