Zeinab Abul-Magd publishes two articles about Arab Spring uprisings
March 30, 2021
This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Arab Spring uprisings, which swept the Middle East in 2011. Professor of History Zeinab Abul-Magd participated in the events in Egypt as a political activist and researched its outcomes as an academic. She has just published an article titled "Diaries of a Surveilled Citizen after a Failed Revolution in Egypt," reflecting on her experience with what she describes as a failed a revolution at the latest issue of the International Journal of Middle East Studies . The cover image of the same issue is a photo of her own, portraying the children of Cairo's slums after a new military regime moved them to desert areas in the outskirts of the discontented city.
In the same issue of the journal, Abul-Magd also published another article, "When Upper Egypt Spoke: Dramatized Rebellion," about subaltern revolts in south Egypt.
Zeinab Abul-Magd Receives Book Award
November 24, 2015
Associate Professor of History Zeinab Abul-Magd was awarded the Roger Owen Book Award for her book Imagined Empires: A History of Revolt in Egypt at the 2015 Middle East Studies Association (MESA) Annual Meeting November 21-24 in Denver.
The Roger Owen book award is a biennial award and the highest recognition for books produced in Middle East studies with a special focus on economic history, economics, and political economy of the Middle East and North Africa. It is one of only two book awards presented by MESA.
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