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Hussein Agrama, Asli Bali, Samera Esmeir, and Tamir Moustafa


Anti-Authoritarian Revolution and Law Reform in Egypt: A Jadaliyya E-Roundtable

[Cairo graffiti. Image from PressTV]

[Our first Roundtable is moderated by Jadaliyya Co-Editor Lisa Hajjar] Jadaliyya's Editorial Committee presents an electronic roundtable about the politics of revolution and law reform in post-Mubarak Egypt. The participants—Hussein Agrama, Asli Bali, Samera Esmeir and Tamir Moustafa—have contributed responses to a set of questions we posed to them. The information they provide and the differences of opinion and emphasis among them will, hopefully, stimulate further ...

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Hussein Agrama, Asli Bali, Samera Esmeir, and Tamir Moustafa
Asli Bâli is Acting Professor of Law at the UCLA School of Law, where she teaches public international law, international human rights and laws of war. Her research interests also include comparative law of the Middle East.
Samera Esmeir is Assistant Professor in the Department of Rhetoric at the University of California - Berkeley. She works on war, violence and legal history in the Middle East, and is completing a book titled "Losing the Human: The Rise of Juridical Humanity in Colonial Egypt."
Hussein Ali Agrama is Assistant Professor of anthropology at the University of Chicago. His research focuses on anthropology of law, religion, Islam and the Middle East. His forthcoming book is titled "Questioning Secularism: Islam at Law in Modern Egypt."
Tamir Moustafa is Associate Professor and Stephen Jarislowsky Chair at Simon Fraser University, Canada.  He is the author of The Struggle for Constitutional Power: Law Politics, and Economic Development in Egypt (Cambridge University Press).