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.