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Book Launch with Dr. Amy Austin Holmes: "Coups and Revolutions: Mass Mobilization, the Egyptian Military, and the United States from Mubarak to Sisi"



News vom 28.11.2019

Coups and Revolutions analyzes the waves of revolution and counterrevolution in Egypt between 2011 and 2018. It presents a new framework for analyzing the state apparatus in Egypt based on four pillars of regime support that can either prop up or press upon whoever is in power. Moreover, the book introduces the new concept of a "coup from below" and explains why and how the Egyptian revolution was crushed.

Dr. Amy Austin Holmes is an Associate Professor of Sociology at the American University in Cairo and 2019 Visiting Professor at the Middle East Initiative of Harvard University. Her research focuses on the intersection of contentious politics and security issues.

Chair: Prof. Dr. Cilja Harders is Head of the Center for Middle Eastern and North African Politics, FU Berlin.

Monday, December 9th, 4-6 pm

FU Berlin Room 323 (Third Floor), Garystraße 55, 14195 Berlin (U Thielplatz)

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