This paper was given as an invited talk to the Film, Media, and Culture research group at the University of Kent (UK) on February 19th, 2020
This paper was given at the Centre d’Études et de Documentation Économiques, Juridiques et Sociales (CEDEJ) in Cairo on September 24th, 2019.
Cite as: Chihab El Khachab (2019) “The Sobky Recipe and the Struggle over ‘The Popular’ in Egypt.” Arab Studies Journal 27, no. 1: 34-61
This paper was given at the “Governance and Processes of Bureaucratization” workshop co-organized by Dr Dominik Müller and Prof Dr Ursula Rao at the University of Leipzig (Germany) on January 31st, 2019.
This paper was presented at the 2018 Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and Commonwealth (ASA) Annual Conference at the University of Oxford
This paper was presented at the 2018 British Society for Middle Eastern Studies (BRISMES) Annual Conference in King’s College, London
This paper was presented at the “New Geographies of Visual Satire” conference organized in Christ Church (University of Oxford) on June 15th, 2018
Poisonous Roses (Ward Masmum) is an Egyptian film that premiered at the 2018 International Rotterdam Film Festival. A milestone in Egyptian cinema after the 2011 Revolution, the film is a stunning look into the working-class world of the tanneries in …
This paper was given at a roundtable on methodological issues in Middle Eastern media studies at the 2018 Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) Annual Conference in Toronto
Chakravarti, Leila Zaki. (2016). Made in Egypt: Gendered Identity and Aspiration on the Globalised Shop Floor. New York: Berghahn Made in Egypt is a rich ethnographic account of shop floor culture in a private garment factory located in Port Said, …