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Politics and Popular Culture in Egypt: Contested Narratives of the 25 January 2011 Revolution and its Aftermath

Street mural in Cairo 

A street mural in memory of the 25 January 2011 revolution, seen in Cairo, February 2012

Egyptian documentary Out on the Street

A Film Review by Sara Salem, Research Fellow

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Scene from Out on the Street

Revisiting the "Blue Bra" Incident: Towards a New Agenda for Researching Politics and Popular Culture in Egypt

New article by Nicola Pratt and Sara Salem

Links

Dictionary of the Revolution: an innovative project documenting popular meanings of the 25 January Revolution

Forum for the Study of Popular Culture: a forum for promoting research in the field of popular culture regionally and internationally

MadaMasr.com: Independent reporting on Egypt as well as reviews of Egypt's cultural scene

Jadaliyya.com: In-depth commentary on Egyptian politics, society and culture 

Egyptian Streets: News and opinions on Egyptian politics, society and culture.

Aswat Masriya: Egyptian politics, economy, society and gender issues.

suzeeinthecity: a fantastic blog about street art in Egypt and beyond

Tahrir Documents: an on-line archive of documents related to the 25 January 2011 uprising and its aftermath

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