Globalizing dissent, Egyptian civil society, and the limits of translation

By Ahmed Refaat Mada Masr, 15 March 2015 I first heard Mona Baker two months ago in a workshop organized by the Imaginary School Program at Beirut, the art space not the city. It was called: “Prefigurative politics and creative subtitling.” During the three-hour event, Baker briefly summed up what she discusses more elaborately in her research project, “Translating the Egyptian

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FERGUSON: TRANSNATIONAL ACTIVISM AND THE ACADEMY

Voices Across Borders The Blog of the Race and Resistance Research Network at TORCH Posted by: Josh Aiken and Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara Date: 26 February 2015 Ferguson: Transnational Activism and The Academy The following is a transcript of presentations at the Race and Resistance seminar on 30th January 2015, at which Master’s students Josh Aiken and Nicole Nfonoyim-Hara reflected on the relationship between

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Leil-Zahra Mortada: OpAntiSH, the hashtag that became a movement (NPA 034.2)

Published on Mar 4, 2015 Leil-Zahra Mortada talks about the problems with sexual harassment during the Egyptian Revolution, especially on Tahrir Square, and explains why they felt the need to do something about it. He confronts the problems they faced with the OpAntiSH movement.    

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The Militant Research Handbook

By the ROAR Collective, www.roarmag.orgSeptember 13th, 2013 Occupy theorists launch militant research handbook A collaborative project seeks to redefine the place where activism and academia meet by promoting militant research in, about and with the movements. Natalie Bookchin, Pamela Brown, Suzahn Ebrahimian, Colectivo Enmedio, Alexandra Juhasz, Leónidas Martin, MTL, Nicholas Mirzoeff, Andrew Ross, A. Joan Saab, Marina Sitrin. Welcome to The

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