Closed Workshop

Milo Hotel Conference Room

  • 9:00 - 9:30

    Welcome and Introduction

  • 9:30 - 11:00

    What are the legacies of combat? (sexual violence, queer politics, and movement strategies)

    Facilitator: Dalia Abd El Hameed

  • 11:00 - 11:15

    Coffee Break

  • 11:15 - 12:45

    How do we narrate, archive, and historicize revolution? (public memory, counter memory, postmemory)

    Facilitator: Mohammad Saeed Ezzeddine

  • 12:45 - 2:00


  • 2:00 - 3:30

    How do you negotiate with an unraveling state?

    Facilitator: Lina Attalah

  • 3:30 - 5:00

    Where are the revolutionaries now? (spaces, strategies, movements)

    Facilitator: Momen El-Husseiny

  • 5:00 - 6:30


  • 7:00


Closed Workshop

Milo Hotel Conference Room

  • 9:00 - 10:30

    Where are the margins? (spaces, strategies, movements)

    Facilitator: Yahia Mohammad

  • 10:30 - 12:00

    Open discussion and next steps

  • 12:00 - 12:45


  • 1:00

    Depart to UCSB

Video and Shorts Film Festival

Carsey-Wolf Center Pollock Theater, UCSB

  • 2:00 - 5:00

    Short Films and Post-Screening Discussion

    Heba Amin (Project Speak2Tweet)
    Wael Eskander (Kazeboon)
    Omar Robert Hamilton (Mosireen)
    Sarah Rifky (Beirut in Cairo)
    Laila Shereen Sakr (VJ Um Amel & R-Shief)

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  • 6:00


Open Plenary Session

McCune Room, UCSB

  • 9:00 - 9:20

    Welcome and Introduction

    John Majewski, Dean of Humanities and Fine Arts, Professor of History
    Adam Sabra, King Abdel Aziz Ibn Saud Chair in Islamic Studies, Professor of History, Director of the Center for Middle East Studies

  • 9:20 - 9:30

    What is After Tahrir? Revolutionary Experience and Future Visions

    Sherene Seikaly
    Laila Shereen Sakr

  • 9:30 - 11:00

    Revolutionary Time: On History, Memory, and Temporality

    Heba Amin, “Techno-Social Dreams: Digital Remembrance in the Egyptian Revolution”
    Sarah Rifky, “The Iconoclastic State and Visible Publics”
    Wael Eskander, “Memory as Weapon in the Face of Revisionism”
    Mohammad Saeed Ezzeddine, "1967-2011: Revolution in a Rear Mirror View"
    Adel Iskander, “Remembering and Dismembering the January 25 Revolution”
    (Discussant: Jessica Winegar)

  • 11:15 - 12:45

    Morbid Symptoms of Rule: the Invincible State, the Vulnerable State

    Hesham Sallam, “The Legacies of Nasser and Sadat and the Downfall of Egypt’s Second Republic”
    Lina Attalah, “2011: Genealogy of a Crisis of Rule”
    Amr Abdulrahman, "Contradictory Legacies of the ‘State Collapse’”
    Omar Robert Hamilton, “Strength, the Spectacular and the Dynamics of Power”
    Atef Said, “From the Unthinkable Revolution to Despair: Tahrir, Temporality and the Meanings of Revolution”
    (Discussant: Ahmad Shokr)

  • 12:45 - 1:30


  • 1:30 - 3:00

    Radical Democrats and Legacies of Combat: Strategies and Movements

    Momen El Husseiny, “Off the Grid—from the City to the Enclave: Mobilizing in Neoliberal Spaces and Changing Scales”
    Omnia Khalil, ““Cairo Spaces: Between Gentrification and Militarization”
    Dalia Abd El Hameed, "Organized Football Fandom in Egypt: Ultras and Community Organization"
    Ranwa Yehia, "Pre and Post 2011: Building Communities around Expression and Critique"
    (Discussant: Laila Shereen Sakr)

  • 3:00 - 3:15

    Coffee Break

  • 3:15 - 4:45

    Bodies and Spaces: Moral Panics, Revolution, and Counterrevolution

    Ahmad Awadallah, “Queer in Tahrir? Visibility and Queer Politics in Egypt’s Revolution”
    Yahia Saleh, "Queerness of Colour and Ethnicity Politics”
    Magda Boutrous, “Assessing the Physical, Psychological and Emotional Costs of Conducting Research on the Security Apparatus in Egypt”
    (Discussant: Sherene Seikaly)

  • 4:45 - 6:00

    Concluding Remarks

    Paul Amar
    Laila Shereen Sakr

  • 6:00


Graduate Student Workshop

McCune Room, UCSB

  • 9:00 - 11:30

    After Tahrir: Graduate Student Roundtable

    Facilitators: Paul Amar and Sherene Seikaly