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Sara Salem

Room: E1.25

Advice and Feedback Hours during term three:

Wednesday 11.30 - 13.30

Or by appointment.

Dr Sara Salem convenes Culture and Politics of the Middle East (PO398) and Gender and Development (PO353), and teaches on the module Violence, Rights, Justice and Peace in the Middle East (PO399). She is part of the AHRC-funded project, ‘Politics and Popular Culture in Egypt: Contested Narratives of the 25 January Revolution and its Aftermath’.

Sara’s research looks at questions of political sociology, feminist and gender studies, postcolonialism, history, and Marxism in the particular context of the Middle East. Her PhD is in the field of Politics (Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University) and looks at the 2011 Egyptian revolution using Antonio Gramsci. She has recently published journal articles on transantional feminism, postcolonial nationalism, and capitalist development in Egypt.

Sara's blog and page can be found here and here.

Lectures and Seminars for 2017/2018:

PO398 - Culture and Politics of the Middle East

PO399 - Violence, Rights, Justice and Peace in the Middle East

PO353 - Gender and Development

New Online Publications

A Revolutionary Lifeline: Teaching Fanon in a Postcolonial World (click image below for link)



Journal articles
Media articles
Book reviews
  • Salem, Sara. “Frantz Fanon: Philosopher of the barricades.” E-International Relations (Forthcoming 2018).
  • Salem, Sara. “Stuart Hall: Familiar Stranger.” New Formations (Forthcoming 2018).
  • Salem, Sara. “The Eastern Mediterranean and the Making of Global Capitalism, 1960-1914.” Historical Materialism. (Forthcoming 2018).
  • Salem, Sara. 2016. “Book review: Kate Crehan’s Gramsci’s common sense: Inequality and its narratives.” Antipode.
  • Salem, Sara. 2016. “Book review: Marginality and Exclusion in Egypt.” Capital and Class 40(2): 378-380.