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Intertwined Hierarchies: The Intersection of Religion and Gender in the Personal Status Laws of Orthodox Copts in Egypt

Abstract This paper raises questions about the extent to which the demand for a uniform civil personal status law, as…

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The New Feminist Movement Against Sexual Violence in Egypt 2011–2021

Abstract This article takes up the feminist movement against sexual violence in Egypt after January 2011. It argues that the…

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Constructing the National Body through Public Homophobia: A Discourse Analysis of Egyptian Media Coverage of the ‘Rainbow Flag Case’ in 2017

Abstract Since the revolution in 2011 and the reconstitution of authoritarian military rule under Abdel Fattah el-Sisi in 2013, various…

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How Did Sisi Reproduce Authoritarianism in Egypt?

Abstract ‘Respecting the will of Egyptians is nobler than assuming power.’ Thus said Field Marshal Abdel Fattah El-Sisi before assuming…

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Book Reviews

Book Review: The Roots of Revolt by Angela Joya

The popular demands ‘bread, freedom and social justice’, which resonated across the Egyptian streets in 2011, illustrate how dire economic…

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Views: Did the Egyptian Revolution Fail?

The uprising of 25 January 2011 was the first significant revolt against the system of governance created in Egypt in…

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Egypt’s Private Press and Inciting for Violence Against Journalists During the 2013 Military Coup

Abstract This article aims at critically analysing the hegemony of Egypt’s business elite and the private press they own during…

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Conference Proceeding: Egypt’s Military-Controlled Economy Beset with Monopolies, Corruption, and Social Unrest

Within the past six years, a new military regime took form in Egypt under President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Officers and…

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Conference Proceeding: The Future of Secular Opposition in Egypt

On 3 July 2013, Egypt’s military ousted president Mohamed Morsi and installed an interim government lasting until then-Minister of Defence…

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Conference Proceeding: Dynamics of Socioeconomic Protest in Egypt in the time of Authoritarian Neoliberalism

On 2 September 2019, a video about military corruption, especially in regards to the construction of a new presidential palace,…

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Conference Proceeding: Going beyond the Exclusion-Radicalisation Premise in Understanding the Dynamics of the Muslim Brotherhood Transformation after the 2013 Coup d’État in Egypt

The coup d’état on July 3, 2013 was a pivotal event in the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)’s history in Egypt, and…

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Conference Proceeding: Egypt’s Current Economic Features and Policies

Bearing in mind the difficulties of making predictions, one could expect the recent  agreements with the International Monetary Fund (IMF)…

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A Historical Perspective on the Relationship between the State and Minorities in Egypt: Lessons from the Interwar Jewish Case

Abstract This paper will explore the relationship between the state and minorities in Egypt, in particular the Jewish community in…

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Views: Arab Atheists and their Quest for Acceptance amid Religious Intolerance

An “atheism tsunami” is reportedly engulfing and inundating Arab countries. This has caused outrage and fear in the religious establishment…

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Views: The Military and Politics in Egypt, Understanding the Relationship and Analysing Power Dynamics

This article seeks to investigate the factors behind the Egyptian military’s expanding political role. This, by definition, implies the need…

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