24 episodes

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.

    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Facebook Revolution? Social Media as Orientalist Mediation

    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Facebook Revolution? Social Media as Orientalist Mediation

    Miriyam Aouragh examines the useful and useless roles of the internet in the Arab revolutions by critically revisiting mainstream narratives on its role. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 26 min
    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Fear of Tahrir: Turkish Perspectives on the Egyptian Revolution

    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Fear of Tahrir: Turkish Perspectives on the Egyptian Revolution

    Kerem Öktem presents a critical reading of Turkish public debates and the policies of the ruling party in Turkey on the Egyptian revolution.

    • 19 min
    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Contesting Democracy: Discursive Patterns Before and After the Egyptian Uprising

    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Contesting Democracy: Discursive Patterns Before and After the Egyptian Uprising

    Andrea Teti critiques European discourses on democracy promotion in Egypt and their alienation of Egyptian pro-democracy opposition groups. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 23 min
    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Revolutionary Egypt's Relations with Surrounding States: Internal Transformation, External Realignment and Regional Security

    Panel 6: Beyond Egypt: Revolutionary Egypt's Relations with Surrounding States: Internal Transformation, External Realignment and Regional Security

    Fred Lawson examines the reconfiguration of Egyptian foreign policy since the revolution, particularly with respect to relations with Iran and Ethiopia. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 17 min
    Panel 5: Competing Visions of Tahrir: Trickster: Taufiq 'Ukasha, the Perpetuation of Liminal Crisis, and the Shaping of Counter-revolutionary Discourse

    Panel 5: Competing Visions of Tahrir: Trickster: Taufiq 'Ukasha, the Perpetuation of Liminal Crisis, and the Shaping of Counter-revolutionary Discourse

    Walter Armbrust examines the 'counter-revolution' through the lens of television talk show host Taufiq 'Ukasha, a 'trickster' prone to generating perverted forms of social knowledge. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 22 min
    Panel 5: Competing Visions of Tahrir: In Search of Antistructure: The Meaning of Tahrir Square in Egypt's Ongoing Social Drama

    Panel 5: Competing Visions of Tahrir: In Search of Antistructure: The Meaning of Tahrir Square in Egypt's Ongoing Social Drama

    Mark Peterson examines meaning construction and the 'iterations' of Tahrir Square gatherings in the unfolding experience of the ongoing revolution. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 20 min

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