Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution

Friday, 18 October 2019 - 5:00pm
Venue: 
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Speaker(s): 
Professor Walter Armbrust (St. Antony's College, Oxford)
Chair: 
Professor Eugene Rogan (St. Antony's College, Oxford)
Series: 
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series

About the speaker:

Dr Walter Armbrust is Hourani Fellow and Associate Professor in Modern Middle Eastern Studies. He is a cultural anthropologist, and author of Mass Culture and Modernism in Egypt (1996); Martyrs and Tricksters: An Ethnography of the Egyptian Revolution (2019); and various other works focusing on popular culture, politics and mass media in Egypt. He is editor of Mass Mediations: New Approaches to Popular Culture in the Middle East and Beyond (2000).