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Papers in Peer-Reviewed Journals and Periodicals
2014“Virtual Uprisings: On the Interaction of New Social Media, Traditional Media Coverage and Urban Space during the ‘Arab Spring,’”
with MunaGuvenc. Urban Studies 51: 3 (February 2014).
2013“The Fundamentalist City, Medieval Modernity, and the Arab Spring,”
Space and Polity Vol. 17, No. 3 (2013): 261-269.
201?“The Virtual Square: Urban Space, Media, and the Egyptian Uprising,”
Harvard International Review Vol. XXXIV No. 1, 58-63.
2012“Religious Fundamentalisms in the City: Reflections on the Arab Spring,”
(with MejganMassoumi) Journal of International Affairs, Columbia University Vol. 65, No. 2 (2012): 31-41.
2006“Medieval Modernity: On Citizenship and Urbanism in a Global Era,”
(with Ananya Roy) Space and Polity 10:1 (April 2006).
2005“Citizenship in Contemporary Urbanism: A Medieval Modernity,”
(with Ananya Roy) Applied Anthropologist 5:2(Fall 2005).
2001“The Cinematic City: Between Modernist Utopia and Post-Modernist Dystopia,”
Built EnvironmentVol. 26, No. 4, NezarAlSayyad, Guest Editor, Special Issue “Cinema and the City,”(2001): 268-261.
1999“Virtual Cairo: A Historian’s View of Computer Simulation,”
Leonardo Vol. 32, No.1 (1999): 93-100.
1998“Contesting the Madina: Dualities in the Study of Islamic Urbanism,”
Islamic Culture Vol. LXXII, No. 4 (1998): 1-22.
1998“Planning Lessons of the American Dream: Historical Limitations and Democratizing Potential,”
Prostor Vol. 6, No. ½, (1998): 1-11.
1998“Architecture and the Lurking Potential,”
ISLA: Philosophy and Social Science Report of Japan, Special Issue: Violence and Philosophical Design (Tokyo: 1998): 827-840.
1996“The Study of Islamic Urbanism: An Historiographic Essay,” and “Arab Caliphs and Western Observers: Building Stories in Early Islam,”
Built Environment Vol. 22, No. 2. NezarAlSayyad, Guest Editor, Special Issue “Islamic Architecture and Urbanism: Middle Eastern Perspectives,”(1996): 89-103.
1995“From Vernacularism to Globalism: The Temporal Reality of Traditional Settlements,”
Traditional Dwellings and Settlements ReviewVol. 7, No. 1, (1995): 13-24.
1993“Culture and Squatting,”
Open House International Vol. 18, No. 2 (1993): 37-47.
1993“Squatting and Culture: A Comparative Analysis of Informal Developments in Latin America and the Middle East,”
Habitat International Vol. 17, No. 1 (1993): 33-44.
1993“Informal Housing in a Comparative Perspective: Squatting and Culture,”
Review of Urban and Regional Development Studies Vol. 5 (1993): 3-18.
1992“Levels of Congruence: On Urban Space and the Institutional Structure of Different Societies”
(with Kate Bristol). Journal of Architecture and Planning ResearchVol. 9, No. 3, (1992): 193-206.
1992“Modeling Traditional Islamic Cities,”
Mimar No. 43, (Summer 1992): 26-33.
1991“Cross-Cultural Modes of Architectural Design,”
American Institute of Architects Education Honors(1991): 65-72.
1991“History as a Design Mode: The New Bibliotheca Alexandrina”
(with Mark Mack). Journal of Architectural Education Vol. 44, No. 2 (Spring 1991): 47-55.
1988“The Concept of Urban Renewal Comparative Notes”
(with MirleRabinowitz). International Journal of Housing Science and Its Applications Vol. 12, No. 2 (1988): 83 100.
1987“Space in an Islamic City: A Case Study,”
Journal of Architecture and Planning Research Vol. 4 No. 12 (June 1987).
1984“Core Housing in Egypt: Notes on the Application of a New Approach,”
International Journal of Housing Science and Its Application Vol. 8, No. 4(1984): 141 155.
1982“Some Patterns in Islamic Urban Design: The Role of Space, Past and Present,”
The Muslim Scientist Vol. 2 No. 2(Summer 1982): 341 363.
1980“The Visual Structure of an Islamic Path: An Analysis of Al Mu'izz Street,”
Working Paper Series No. 1, Aga Khan Program for Islamic Architecture at Harvard University and MIT (September 1980).
1980“Government Policies,”
Journal of the Egyptian Geographic Society Vol. 51 (May 1980): 75 117.
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