[This is a monthly archive of pieces written by Jadaliyya contributors and editors on Egypt. It also includes material published on other platforms that editors deemed pertinent to post as they provide diverse depictions of Egypt-related topics. The pieces reflect the level of critical analysis and diversity that Jadaliyya strives for, but the views are solely the ones of their authors. If you are interested in contributing to Jadaliyya, send us your post with your bio and a release form to firstname.lastname@example.org [click “Submissions” on the main page for more information].
العدالة الاجتماعية والعمران في مصر
Jadaliyya’s Arabic Editors interview Yahya Shawkat publisher of a new book on right to housing for Egyptians titled: “Social Justice and Urbanization”
Prominent Egyptian Activist Alaa Abd El Fattah Arrested; Whereabouts Unknown
Jadaliyya Reports writes on the detention of activist Alaa Abd El Fattah.
السيسي كواجهة لن تملأ شقوق السُلطة
Amr Magdi argues that nominating Al-Sisi for the presidency will not solve the socio-political divisions in Egypt.
Medrar TV on “Roznama II” a second edition of an exhibition presenting daily life occurrences of socio-political realities through different mediums. (VIDEO)
The New Draft Egyptian Constitution: General Principles and Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights
Jadaliyya republishes Mada Masr’s comparison between constitutional draft of 2013 and the constitution of 2012.
Ten Must-Watch Videos to Understand Egypt’s Urban Challenges
Mohamed Elshahed writes on an initiative titled “Right to Housing” which focuses on the challenges Egyptians face in this regard. The article includes ten videos in Arabic illustrating these hardships.
Rami Abadir Performing at Cairo`s El Genaina Theater
Medrar TV on performance of Rami Abadir an Egyptian musician, composer and producer. (VIDEO).
مصر بين فاشية مجهضة وأخرى محتملة
Amr Adly argues that just like the Muslim Brotherhood was about to formulate a fascist regime based on Islamic law, the military is currently establishing a fascist regime, as well.
New Texts Out Now: Farha Ghannam, Live and Die Like a Man: Gender Dynamics in Urban Egypt
Jadaliyya interviews Farha Ghannam, author of newly published book “Live and Die Like A Man: Gender Dynamics in Urban Egypt”.
Mohamed Mahmoud: The Revolutionary Romance Continues
Mohamad Salam Adam writes on second anniversary of Mohamed Mahmoud Street massacre.
Two from the Counter-Revolution
Sherif Thabet on his book titled “The Couch Party” (Hizb al-Kanaba), in which he focuses on “violence, hypocrisy, and despair of Egypt’s demobilized majority.”
This is a Dream Come True: An Exhibition by Ali Abdel Mohsen
Medrar TV on Ali Abdel Mohsen’s third solo exhibition titled: “This is a Dream Come True”. (VIDEO).
On Why Struggles over Urban Space Matter: An Interview with David Harvey
Hiba Bou Akar and Nada Moumtaz interview David Harvey in which he discusses the struggle over urban spaces and its impact on quality of life.
The Rise and Fall of the Salafi al-Nour Party in Egypt
Jonathan AC Brown focuses on the evolution of al-Nour Party during the last two years.
Essential Readings: The Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood
Abdullah Al-Arian summarizes a number of essential readings on the Muslim Brotherhood.
Constitution by the People: An Interview with Egypt Parallel Constitution Co-Founder Sawsan Gad
Jadaliyya editor Hesham Sallam interviews Egypt Parallel Constitution co-founder, Sawsan Gad, on the EPC initiative, history, goals, and inclusion of its members in constitutional work.
Cairo Event: From Hero to Public Enemy? Human Rights Workers in Egypt (November 13, AUC New Cairo)
Jadaliyya Reports announces event to be held at American University in Cairo on November 13, 2013.
"هنا ينام "الاستقلال الوطني
Wael Gamal sheds light on common investors’ practices that undermine Egyptian sovereignty.
مقترح توافقي حول التزامات الدولة تجاه احترام وتحقيق وحماية الحق في الصحة للجميع دون تمييز
Alaa Ghanaim and Ayman Sabee propose legal process to guarantee right to health care for all Egyptian citizens without discrimination.
On Photography at Studio Viennoise
Medrar TV focuses on writer and artist Paul Geday’s exhibition on historical photography while combining it with contemporary approaches.
Mohamed Ali eddin publishes photos of workers of the aluminum industry in Egypt.
Yaser El Manawhly - The Monetary Fund
Vox Populi Editors on Yaser El Manwhly’s song “The Monetary Fund”. (Video)
Morsi Trial Protest in Photos
Jonathan Rashad publishes photos on pro-Morsi protest outside the Police Academy in Cairo where Morsi was being tried.
Egypt Between "Simulacra" and "Secular Criticism:" An Interview with Jadaliyya Co-Editor Adel Iskandar on France24
Jadaliyya co-editor Adel Iskandar talks about Morsi’s failure and the military’s role following the removal of Mubarak.
The Square: So Close Yet So Far
Helene Barthelemy reviews Jehane Noujaim’s film “The Square”.