Sherine Hafez: "Women of the Midan. The Untold Stories of Egypt's Revolutionaries"

  • Marta Agosti SOAS
Keywords: Egypt, gender, social movements

Author Biography

Marta Agosti, SOAS

Marta Agosti holds a PhD in Social Anthropology from SOAS University of London. She conducted fieldwork from 2014 to 2016 in Cairo among young secular feminists groups; as a practitioner, she has been working and researching in the Arab Region since 2005 for NGO's and United Nations (UNFPA) and lived in Cairo from 2008 to 2016. Her research has focused on gender, body politics and citizenship, which resulted in her thesis ‘The Female Protestor: sexual violence and the making and unmaking of the state in Egypt post January 25, 2011’ in 2018. With a BA in Humanities, Marta also holds a master in development by the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and a MaRes by SOAS, University of London.

How to Cite
AgostiM. “Sherine Hafez: "Women of the Midan. The Untold Stories of Egypt’s Revolutionaries"”. Middle East - Topics & Arguments, Vol. 14, July 2020, pp. 181-6, doi:10.17192/meta.2020.14.8266.