[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].
البقاء ليس دائما للأفضل
Amr Adly responds to Ashraf El-Sherif`s article, in which he clarifies some of the shortcomings of his arguments.
Sisi, the Presidency, and the Officers
Hesham Sallam posits that al-Sisi`s announcement to run for office with explicit support from his peers indicates "that there are inherent tensions in the political path Sisi has chosen, and it remains to be seen how these tensions will play out in the coming months."
أهل التحديث يا ليل: عن أساطير التحديث الاقتصادي في مصر القادمة
Ashraf El-Sherif argues that Egypt has been in an ongoing severe structural economic crisis due to the lack of implementation of true developmental and democratic rules in the country.
Different Policies, the Same Game: Syrian and Palestinian Refugees in Egypt
Kelsey P. Norman argues that during the Islamists` rule and the current military-backed regime, Syrian and Palestinian refugees continue to be exploited for political gains and purposes.
استقراء الإشاعة: بناء الخطورة وطقوس المكافحة
Ben Koerber analyzes connotative undertones of rumors publicized in Egyptian media outlets.
مختارات من الصحافة العربية 27 كانون الثاني
Jadaliyya`s Arabic Editors compile analytical pieces released in Arabic newspapers.
Egyptian Constitutional Drafting: A Comparative Review
Fattouh El Chazli compares the processes and events that shaped drafting the 2012 and 2013 constitutions in order to reach to possible comprehensive conclusions on future prospects in regards to Egypt`s political sphere.
We Emptied Our Pockets out of Joy (VIDEO)
Mosireen collective releases new video that shows "spaces where state`s security forces kidnapped, tortured, or murdered" a member of the group.
Ammar Abo Bakr: Committing Murder, then Marching in the Funeral Procession
Sarah Mousa interviews street artist Ammar Abo Bakr.
كتب: مقابلة مع ديمة الشكر
Jadaliyya’s Arabic Editors interview Dima al-Choukr on her book Enclaved Tunes: History of Early and Contemporary Prosody.
كتب: الرنين المطوّق: العروض قديماً وحديثاً
Dima al-Choukr releases an excerpt of her newly published book titled Enclaved Tunes: History of Early and Contemporary Prosody.
O.I.L. Media Roundup (24 January)
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page compiles analytical pieces and materials on Occupation, Intervention, and Law.
Letting Go of Revolutionary Purity
Hesham Sallam argues that observers of the Egyptian “revolution” should re-analyze the misleading narratives produced on the 25 January uprising.
Statement by Emad Shahin in Response to Egyptian State Security Charges
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases statement by political scientist Emad Shahin on the charges made against him by Egyptian court.
إسماعيل أدهم ناقداً منسياً في عبقرية أمراضه
Ahmad Alwasel writes on literary historian Ismael Adham
Horreya or Kharya
Medrar TV reports on Horreya or Kharya an exhibition on the January 25 Revolution. (VIDEO)
Le Caire, laboratoire de l`urbanisme insurrectionnel
Roman Stadnicki reviews Learning from Cairo by Beth Stryker, Omar Nagati, and Magda Mostafa.
Citizenship in Post-Awakening Egypt: Powers Shifts and Conflicting Perceptions
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page re-publishes a report on challenges citizenship in Egypt faced following the ouster of former President Hosni Mubarak.
Press Release: CIHRS Issues Report on Egyptian Referendum Coverage of Twenty Media Outlets
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page releases CIHRS statement on twenty media outlets’ coverage of the referendum.
Sarah Carr comments on Egyptians’ reactions to the national constitutional referendum.
Cut and Paste: An Exhibition by Huda Lutfi
Medrar TV reports on “Cut and Paste” an exhibition that aims “to present a psycho-geographic archive of the emotions, gestures, figures of speech, and images that circulated in public space during Egypt’s transitional period.” (VIDEO)
Egypt`s Terrible Three: Interview with Hossam El-Hamalawy
Malihe Razazan interviews activist Hossam El-Hamalawy.
An Analysis of Egypt`s Draft Constitution
Jano Charbel analyzes articles related to labor rights and freedoms in the 2013 draft constitution.
يا أهلا بالمذابح
Khaled Fahmy comments on an article written by Ahmed Al-Musllamni in 2008 titled: The Great Massacre.
Genealogies and Balance Sheets of the Arab Uprisings
Maha Abdelrahman reviews The People Want: A Radical Exploration of the Arab Uprisings by Gilbert Achcar.
استباحة النساء في المجال العام 2
Hind Ahmed Zaki and Dalia Abd Alhamid write on public violation and sexual harassment of women in Egypt. (Part Two)
Remembering Ali Shaath: A Beautiful Mind
Hossam el-Hamalawy writes on the impact Ali Shaath made on several projects related to technology, education, and culture in the Arab world.
استباحة النساء في المجال العام 1
Hind Ahmed Zaki and Dalia Abd Alhamid write on public violation and sexual harassment of women in Egypt. (Part One)
رأس المال في دستور 2013 غياب أقوى من الحضور
Tamer Wageeh argues that the 2013 constitution juxtaposes the economic system of the free market and the welfare state.
New CLUSTER Publications: Learning from Cairo and Archiving the City in Flux
Jadaliyya’s Reports Page introduces two new CLUSTER publications on critical theorization of urban space regulations and formalities titled: Learning from Cairo and Archiving the City in Flux.
Revolution on Ice
Elliott Colla writes on the political shifts in Egypt’s most prominent public intellectuals and literary figures following the 25 January and 30 June uprisings by analyzing Sonallah Ibrahim’s latest novel al-Jalid (Ice).
Open Letter from AUC Faculty Members to the American Studies Association (ASA)
Faculty members of the American University in Cairo release a supportive letter to the American Studies Association for its decision to boycott Israeli academic institutions.
The 24th Youth Salon: Crossing into the Future
Medrar TV reports on "Crossing into the Future" art exhibition, in which one-hundred and fifty-five artists under the age of thirty-five participated in this showcase.
The Promise of the Wall: Reflections on Desire and Gated Communities in Cairo
Farha Ghannam writes on the cultivation and constitution of desires in advertisement campaigns of gated communities in Cairo.