Yasmine El Rashidi [ Egypt ]
Yasmine El Rashidi was born in Egypt in 1977, was a correspondent in the Middle East and works as a freelance journalist today, among others for »The New York Review«. Her first book »The Battle for Egypt« (2011) is a testimony of the revolutionary events in Egypt in 2011, and an analysis of the political potential of the protest movement. El Rashidi is currently working on a project on the Egyptian diaspora. She is a fellow at the Lewis Center for the Arts of Princeton University. Her book »The Successors« will be published in 2014. The author lives in Cairo.