SOAS University of London

London Middle East Institute

Egypt: Seven Years Forward

Mohamad Adam (Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy and journalist), Khaled Fahmy ‎‎(University of Cambridge), Amr Hamzawy (Stanford University), Nancy Okail (Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy)

Date: 11 December 2017Time: 7:00 PM

Finishes: 11 December 2017Time: 8:30 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: DLT

Type of Event: Panel Discussion

As we approach the seventh anniversary of the Egyptian Revolution, join us for an evening of reflections on Egypt's road to revolution, current state and future. Panellists will offer remarks on the state's fulfilment of the revolution's demands, what is missing, and what is needed to be undertaken and the challenges and opportunities ahead for Egypt to surpass the defeatist moment felt by many revolutionaries.

Mohamad Adam is a nonresident fellow with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy and a Cairo-based journalist. He holds an M.A. in Anthropology of Media from SOAS.

Khaled Fahmy ‎‎is the His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said Professor of Modern Arabic Studies at the University of Cambridge. His research interests include the social and cultural history of the modern Middle East, with an emphasis on the history of law, medicine, the army and the police in nineteenth-century Egypt. In addition to his academic publications, he also writes for the press in both Arabic and English.

Amr Hamzawy is a Senior Research Scholar at the Middle East Initiative in Stanford University. He studied political science and developmental studies in Cairo, The Hague, and Berlin. He was previously an associate professor of political science at Cairo University and a professor of public policy at the American University in Cairo.

Nancy Okail is the Executive Director of the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy. She holds a Ph.D., with a focus on power relations of foreign aid, from the University of Sussex in the UK.

Chair: Salwa Ismail, SOAS

Admission Free - All Welcome

Organiser: London Middle East Institute in association with the Tahrir Institute for Middle East Policy (TIMEP)

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