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New Texts Out Now: Ramy Aly, Becoming Arab in London: Performativity and the Undoing of Identity

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Ramy Aly, Becoming Arab in London: Performativity and the Undoing of Identity. London, Pluto Press, 2015. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Ramy Aly (RA): My motivations were both personal and political, but at the outset the personal was more compelling. I was born and raised in London to Egyptian immigrant parents. It is a beautifully complex city that I love, but all too often I was made to feel that being brought into this world in Hammersmith Hospital in ...

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Ramy Aly

 

Ramy Aly is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the American University in Cairo. He is the author of Becoming Arab in London: Performativity and the Undoing of Identity (Pluto, 2015).