Bread and Freedom, Which Protests Count, and Recent Political Developments in Tunisia (S. 11, Ep. 1)

Mona El Ghobashy of New York University talks about her latest book, Bread and Freedom: Egypt’s Revolutionary Situation, with Marc Lynch on this week’s podcast. The book is a multivocal account of why Egypt’s defeated revolution remains a watershed in the country’s political history. (Starts at 1:28). Killian Clarke of Georgetown University speaks about his new article entitled, “Which protests count? Coverage bias in Middle East event datasets,” published by Mediterranean Politics. (Starts at 31:48). Laryssa Chomiak, the Director of Centre d’Etudes Maghrébines à Tunis, talks about recent political developments in Tunisia. (Starts at 47:05).




Music for this season’s podcast was created by Bashir Saade (playing Ney) and Farah Kaddour (on Buzuq). You can find more of Bashir’s work on his YouTube Channel.

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