Reading List

List Author

Nihal Ossama

UCL

Cairo

This reading list is concerned with the new urban developments taking place in Cairo post 2011 revolution


  • Online

    The Anti-Cairo

    Places Journal

    Egypt’s military regime is building a new capital city in the desert, where the “People’s Piazza” will be a pale shadow of Tahrir Square.

  • Online

    Tahrir Square: Social Media, Public Space

    Places Journal

    It wasn’t the Facebook revolution. An urban historian in Cairo argues that the occupation of public space was vital to the Arab Spring.

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