Middle East Institute to Present Talk on the Egyptian Revolution

Please join the Middle East Institute for a presentation and discussion on the Egyptian revolution, entitled:

What Really Happened:  Lessons Learned from the Egyptian Revolution

The presentation will be held Thursday, April 5 at 3:00 P.M. in Room 220 of the Urban Life Building.  Presenters include:

Ahmed Salah,  co-founder, strategist and foreign affairs representative of the April 6 Youth  Movement who devised and implemented the plan that led to the first day of the Egyptian Revolution on January 25, 2011. Salah is one of the co-founders of the Egyptian Movement for Change, Kifaya (Enough!), and leads The Coalition of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution.

Mahitab Elgilani, a prominent Egyptian democracy activist and member of the Coalition of the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution.

Want to learn more about the Egyptian Revolution? The following are just a few of the books available in the University Library:

Aswānī, ʻAlāʾ. On the state of Egypt: A Novelist’s Provocative Reflections. New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2011.

Attia, Omar. The Road to Tahrir: Front Line Images by Six Young Egyptian Photographers. New York: The American University in Cairo Press, 2011.

Gröndahl, Mia. Tahrir Square: The Heart of the Egyptian Revolution. New York: American University in Cairo Press, 2011.

Khalil, Ashraf. Liberation Square: Inside the Egyptian Revolution and the Rebirth of a Nation. New York : St. Martin’s Press, 2012.

Khalil, Karima, ed. Messages from Tahrir: Signs from Egypt’s Revolution. New York : The American University in Cairo Press, 2011.

Nunns, Alex, and Nadia Idle. Tweets from Tahrir: Egypt’s Revolution as it Unfolded, In the Words of the People Who Made It. New York: OR Books, 2011.

Rushdy, Hatem. 18 days in Tahrir: Stories from Egypt’s Revolution. Hong Kong: Haven Books, 2011.

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