Tag: Tahrir Square

New Book Chapter On Mediated Experience Of The Uprisings

MPeterson , May 19th, 2018


This just in: I have a new book chapter out on the Egyptian uprisings. The title is “Mediated Experience in the Egyptian Revolution” and it appears in Digital…


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So…Is There A Global Occusphere?

MPeterson , March 12th, 2018


The Occusphere. That’s the term given by Tod Moore of the University of Newcastle in Australia to the “totality of Occupy-inspired events” in his article “The transformation …


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Creating Participatory Democracy (Or Trying, Anyway)

MPeterson , November 22nd, 2016


In hindsight, the biggest problem with the extraordinary protests in Tahrir Square was the lack of a coherent plan for creating democracy once Mubarak stepped down. I hear that…


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The Making of Lissa: Still Time—An ethnoGRAPHIC Novel

Francesco Dragone , February 18th, 2016


On World Anthropology Day, we are thrilled to highlight an important project that is currently in the works. This guest post is about the making of a graphic…


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Urban Space, Virtual Space, and the Media In Egypt

MPeterson , November 2nd, 2015


What is “the geography of urban uprising during the so-called Arab Spring” and, particularly, what is the relationship between its physical and virtual locations? That’s the question…


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Thinking About Liminality in Tahrir Square

MPeterson , July 7th, 2015


I have a chapter on the Egyptian revolution in this new book. As I struggled to make sense of the dramatic changes in Egypt from January 2011 forward,…


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International Sociology Of The Arab Uprisings

MPeterson , July 4th, 2015


The latest issue of the journal International Sociology features three articles on the Egyptian revolution, as well as a couple of other articles on the Arab uprisings generally….


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In the Journals – June 2015

Sean Miller , June 23rd, 2015


Welcome back to In the Journals, a monthly review of just a fraction of the most recent academic research on security, crime, policing, and the law. Summer may…


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New Book On Revolutionary Egypt (With A Chapter By Yours Truly)

MPeterson , June 9th, 2015


I have a chapter in this new book on the Egyptian revolution. In 2012 I traveled to Oxford University to participate in an interdisciplinary conference on the Egyptian…


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New Media Practices and the 2012 Presidential Elections

puellaludens , December 18th, 2012


The past few posts I have written all belong to a collection of case studies about new media practices and the 2012 elections. I want to collect them…


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