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Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies

Politics and emotions in Egypt during the revolutionary moment and its aftermath


Dina Wahba (Free University Berlin)

Date and Time

March 01, 2017, 6 pm - 8 pm


Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, University of Zurich, RAA E 08, Rämistrasse 59, 8001 Zürich


Whereas the 25 January revolution in Egypt has been intensively covered academically, the role of emotions and affect in mass mobilization has not gotten the attention it deserves.
I attempt to address this gap and explore the role of affect and emotions in the Egyptian revolution and its aftermath while constantly employing a gendered lens to examine the creation of new political subjectivities and gender dynamics.


Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies - Gender Studies