Faber signs remarkable debut: The City Always Wins

Faber  |  13 April 2016 Faber signs a remarkable debut The City Always Wins amidst major rights excitement at the London Book Fair Faber is delighted to announce an extraordinary and important first novel by Omar Robert Hamilton. David Godwin sold Lee Brackstone World Rights excluding US. The novel is scheduled for publication in Spring 2017. The City Always Wins is a remarkable novel from the psychological […]

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The future of the Egyptian revolution

Egypt may today look like a tragic example of why mass protest is doomed, but the turmoil of the five years since Tahrir Square has unleashed a will for change and a resistance to power among ordinary citizens that could yet transform the country, and maybe the world Jack Shenker The Guardian, Saturday 16 January 2016  The video is shot from […]

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‘THE EGYPTIANS: A RADICAL STORY’ – PUBLISHED JANUARY 2016

By Jack Shenker A book exploring Egypt’s revolution and counter-revolution from below, published by Allen Lane / Penguin – Available now to pre-order – Egypt: 2011-16 “Egypt’s revolutionary turmoil has been misunderstood, and a great deal of that misunderstanding has been deliberate.” Five years on from the start of Egypt’s revolution, and counter-revolution, ‘The Egyptians: A Radical Story’ interrogates the […]

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Social Movements in Egypt and Iran

Tara Povey ISBN 9781137379009 Publication Date March 2015 Formats Ebook (PDF) HardcoverEbook (EPUB) Publisher Palgrave Macmillan Series Palgrave Studies in the History of Social Movements The contemporary movements seen on the streets of the Middle East today have their roots in a rich history of social and political struggle in the region. Since the 1990s, large-scale social movements have mobilised millions […]

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Special Issue: Women, Culture, and the January 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Special Issue for Journal of Cultural Research Volume 19, Issue 2, 2015   Foreword Anastasia Valassopoulos pages 115-116 Acknowledgements page 117 Introduction: Egyptian women, revolution, and protest culture Dalia Said Mostafa pages 118-129 Action, imagination, institution, natality, revolution Ziad Elmarsafy pages 130-138 Egypt’s revolution, our revolution: revolutionary women and the transnational avant-garde Caroline Rooney pages 139-149 Inserting women’s rights in […]

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Max Strasser on Once Upon a Revolution: An Egyptian Story

When the Sun Falls over Tahrir 28 March 2015 SOMETIME IN THE SUMMER of 2011, I was sitting with a few friends at a café on the edge of a cliff overlooking Cairo. We were smoking shisha and drinking tea and beer, watching the sun set over the taupe tableau when we spotted two tall, blond men on the other side of […]

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Changes in the media system after the Arab revolts: New research directions

Troisième série | n° 12 /// 2015 Evolution des systèmes médiatiques après les révoltes arabes Nouvelles directions de recherche Changes in the media system after the Arab revolts: New research directions Sous la direction de  Enrico De Angelis The Arab revolts have forced us to re-evaluate our theoretical approaches and many of our assumptions on the role of media in the Arab region. In fact, […]

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The Intellectual and the People in Egyptian Literature and Culture

Amāra and the 2011 Revolution Ayman A. El-Desouky Hardcover  (160 pages) £45.00 + delivery Permissions Request Libraries – add to your ebook collection on Palgrave Connect ISBN 9781137392435 Publication Date November 2014 Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) Publisher Palgrave Pivot The challenges of social cohesion and the radical possibilities of solidaristic action are among the most pressing issues on the global scene today. The Intellectual and […]

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Egypt’s Long Revolution: Protest Movements and Uprisings

By Maha Abdelrahman Routledge – 2015 – 170 pages Series: Routledge Studies in Middle Eastern Democratization and Government The millions of Egyptians who returned to the heart of Cairo and Egypt’s other major cities for 18 days until the eventual toppling of the Mubarak regime were orderly without an organisation, inspired without a leader, and single-minded without one guiding political ideology. This […]

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