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Politics and Popular Culture in Egypt: Contested Narratives of the 25 January 2011 Revolution and its Aftermath

Street mural in Cairo 

A street mural painted in memory of the 25 January 2011 revolution, February 2012.

Photo by Nicola Pratt

Dr Dina Rezk: The Death Of Egypt's Former President Shows Deep State Was Always Going To Triumph
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Interview with Philip Rizk


Interview with Egyptian Filmaker Philip Rizk.

Interview with Bassem Youssef


Dr Dina Rezk interviewed Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef about Egyptian popular culture in the aftermath of the 2011 Revolution.

The 2011 Egyptian Revolution Revisited


Post-Screening Discussions


Egyptian documentary Out on the Street

A Film Review by Sara Salem, Research Fellow

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Scene from Out on the Street

Revisiting the "Blue Bra" Incident: Towards a New Agenda for Researching Politics and Popular Culture in Egypt
New article by Nicola Pratt and Sara Salem


Dictionary of the Revolution: an innovative project documenting popular meanings of the 25 January Revolution

Forum for the Study of Popular Culture: a forum for promoting research in the field of popular culture regionally and internationally Independent reporting on Egypt as well as reviews of Egypt's cultural scene In-depth commentary on Egyptian politics, society and culture 

Egyptian Streets: News and opinions on Egyptian politics, society and culture.

Aswat Masriya: Egyptian politics, economy, society and gender issues.

suzeeinthecity: a fantastic blog about street art in Egypt and beyond

Tahrir Documents: an on-line archive of documents related to the 25 January 2011 uprising and its aftermath

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