Caecilia Pieri, Bagdad. La construction d’une capitale moderne, 1914-1960. Beyrouth : Presses de l’Ifpo, 2015. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Caecilia Pieri (CP): Having seized an opportunity to go to Baghdad in June 2003, I unexpectedly discovered an interesting modern vernacular landscape, which remains important to this day—in terms of quality and, […]
This looks exciting. With Status turning one, and just prior to a major overhaul of our online platform, we are proud to present our latest installment of interviews in our most stellar issue yet! This issue will be remembered for being the one with the most Arabic language interviews to date. This is not an […]
For any scholar in Middle East studies, journals and magazines are an essential and typical source for material. Here is a curation of francophone magazines in Egypt. http://www.cealex.org/pfe/presentation/liste_200ansPFE.php
via Abandoned hotels in the Egyptian desert may as well be on another planet | Dangerous Minds
Usually one of the nicest regular events that happen in Egypt : This is an open invitation to the Cairo Papers Symposium on “THE FOOD QUESTION IN THE MIDDLE EAST” Saturday 2nd of April, Cairo Tahrir Campus. Cairo Papers in Social Science The American University in Cairo Cordially Invites You to Attend the Twenty-Fourth Annual Symposium […]
Originally posted on The Gentrification of the Political:
‘The Gentrification of the Political’ A Workshop at the University of Kent School of Politics & International Relations 6th & 7th June 2016 Gentrification, as an urban phenomenon, is one of the central issues around which contemporary political struggles are organised. This workshop seeks to contribute to…
So “Skies of Concrete”. Reminds me of the Randa Shaath’s pictures I posted about earlier. via Photographer Gisela Erlacher Reveals Hidden ‘Under-Spaces’ in Cities in China, Netherlands, and the U.K. – CityLab.