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Walter Armbrust


The Revolution Against Neoliberalism

[Images by Walter Armbrust]

On February 15th at 9:45 AM a comment was posted on the wall of the Kullina Khalid Sa’id Facebook page, administered by the now very famous Wael Ghoneim, referring to a news item reporting that European governments were under pressure to freeze bank accounts of recently deposed members of the Mubarak regime. The comment said: “Excellent news … we do not want to take revenge on anyone … it is the right of all of us to hold to account any person who has wronged ...

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Walter Armbrust


Walter Armbrust is a Lecturer in the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the Albert Hourani Fellow of Modern Middle Eastern Studies at the University of Oxford and St. Antony's College. He is an anthropologist, and author of Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt (Cambridge 1996), as well as numerous articles and book chapters focusing on mass media and popular culture in Egypt.