Joyce van de Bildt - de Jong explains that today's yearning for the monarchy in Egypt, while detached from historical reality, is a reaction to present popular grievances, in particular the lack of stability, security, freedom, and economic opportunities in Egyptian society today.
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Michael Barak analyzes the responses of Egyptian users, mostly supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood, to the state of affairs in Egypt six years after the January 25 Revolution.
Joyce van de Bildt examines current feelings of nostalgia in modern Egypt for the monarchy. In Hebrew.
In his February 6 "Mideast Monitor" column for the Jerusalem Report, Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman analyzes the significant economic and political challenges facing Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
The Uses of Facebook for Examining Collective Memory: The Emergence of Nasser Facebook Pages in Egypt
Hardcover / e-Book , 302 pages , $110
In this article from the December 2016 issue of Beehive: Middle East Social Media, Michael Barak studies the online efforts of Egyptian civil society to advance social issues, with a focus on child trafficking and kidnappings.
In his "Mideast Monitor" column for the Jerusalem Report, MDC Senior Researcher Prof. Bruce Maddy-Weitzman writes of the challenges currently facing the alliance between Saudi Arabia and Egypt - the historical leaders of the Sunni Arab bloc of states.
In this article, Michael Barak addresses the reactions in Egyptian social media to Egypt's troubled economy.
From Great Expectations to Bitter Disappointment: Egypt’s Youth, After Three Years of al-Sisi's Presidency
MDC Researcher Dr. Mira Tzoreff examines the real and virtual political activism of Egypt's revolutionary youth, and the Sisi regime's response to youth dissent.
Dr. Mira Tzoreff analyzes the state of the "Youth Revolution" in Egypt, three years into the reign of President 'Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi. In Hebrew.