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Insight 127: Labor and Politics in Egypt   
Posted on 27 May 2015

By Nadine Abdalla

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The Egyptian labor movement played a decisive role in bringing down the authoritarian regime. The mobilization of workers from 8 February 2011 served as a tipping point in the Egyptian uprising. Workers across many sectors went on strike, refusing to work until their rights were duly recognized. This dynamic left the economy paralyzed, along with the main state facilities, evolving into a scene of civil disobedience. With these protests increasing in [--]

MEI Newsletters November 2013   
Posted on 14 November 2013

MEI News November 2013 - HERE In this third issue of our newsletter, we take a look at our major events this year, such as our 2013 Annual Conference, the International Colloquium on Middle East Studies and the MEI Research Seminar series. We also report on our involvement in the ACS (Independent)’s Inaugural Middle East Summit and the MFA Diplomatic Academy Course on the Middle East. In addtion, we announce the publication of the fourth volume of our Singapore Middle East Papers series and the theme for our upcoming 2014 [--]

MEI News Winter 2013   
Posted on 20 September 2013

MEI News Winter 2013 - HERE In this issue, we report on MEI’s fifth anniversary celebration; summarize a talk on Israel/Palestine by Oren Yiftachel of Ben Gurion University; and feature an interview with former MEI researcher Nazry Bahrawi on the idea of “Muslim rage.”

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