Egypt: Unfinished Revolution?

Date: 

Monday, February 6, 2017, 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

CMES, Rm 102, 38 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

ORGANIZATION/SPONSOR: Center for Middle Eastern Studies
SPEAKER(S): Jack Shenker, journalist, author; Khaled Fahmy, Shawwaf Visiting Professor in Modern Middle East History, Center for Middle Eastern Studies; Professor of History, American University in Cairo
CONTACT INFO: elizabethflanagan@fas.harvard.edu
DETAILS:    
Six years on from Egypt’s January 25 revolution, the Arab World's most populous nation remains in a state of volatility, marked by an ailing economy, a security crisis, and unprecedented levels of repression. In this talk, Jack Shenker will join Khaled Fahmy to discuss Shenker's recent book "The Egyptians: A Radical History of Egypt's Unfinished Revolution", which argues that conventional accounts of Egypt's turmoil must be rethought, and connecting unrest in the country with a far wider breakdown of the global political order.
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