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An international conference marking the first anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution through an interdisciplinary gathering, held at the Department of Politics and International Relations. Conference panels ranged over the causes, characteristics and fortunes of the revolution and brought together scholars and activists from inside and outside Egypt and the Arab world.

The Egyptian Revolution, One Year On Oxford University

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An international conference marking the first anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution through an interdisciplinary gathering, held at the Department of Politics and International Relations. Conference panels ranged over the causes, characteristics and fortunes of the revolution and brought together scholars and activists from inside and outside Egypt and the Arab world.

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    Welcome Speech

    Welcome Speech

    Stephen Whitefield, Head of Oxford's Department of Politics and International Relations, introduces the conference in the context of the Department's existing research.

    • 5 min
    • video
    Opening Remarks: Examining a Revolution in Progress

    Opening Remarks: Examining a Revolution in Progress

    Reem Abou-El-Fadl, conference convener from the University of Oxford, explains the conference rationale and aims in examining the revolution 'in progress'. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 16 min
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    Panel 1 | Preludes and Explanations: The Egyptian Labour Movement and the Politics of Visibility

    Panel 1 | Preludes and Explanations: The Egyptian Labour Movement and the Politics of Visibility

    Marie Duboc of the American University in Cairo looks at the Egyptian labour movement in the years preceding the Egyptian revolution. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 16 min
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    Panel 1 | Preludes and Explanations What Did Mubarak Actually Do?: The Causes of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution according to Egyptian Intellectuals

    Panel 1 | Preludes and Explanations What Did Mubarak Actually Do?: The Causes of the 2011 Egyptian Revolution according to Egyptian Intellectuals

    Amr Osman of the Gulf University of Science and Technology looks at the debate and consensus among Egyptian intellectuals critical of the rule of Hosni Mubarak.

    • 22 min
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    Panel 1 | Preludes and Explanations Re-scaling Egypt's Political Economy: Neoliberalism and the Transformation of the Regional Space

    Panel 1 | Preludes and Explanations Re-scaling Egypt's Political Economy: Neoliberalism and the Transformation of the Regional Space

    Adam Hanieh of the School of Oriental and African Studies considers the connection between international and regional patterns in Egypt's neoliberal order under Mubarak. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 22 min
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    Panel 2 | Movements and Mobilisation Horizontalism on the Nile: what does it mean to say that the Egyptian uprising of 2011 was leaderless/or leaderful? And does it matter?

    Panel 2 | Movements and Mobilisation Horizontalism on the Nile: what does it mean to say that the Egyptian uprising of 2011 was leaderless/or leaderful? And does it matter?

    John Chalcraft of the London School of Economics examines horizontalist mobilisation and questions of ideological programme in the Egyptian revolution of 2011. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 19 min

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