About Laura Gribbon

Laura Gribbon is a graduate in Middle East Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. She has been living in downtown Cairo for extended periods of time since January 2011. Laura is a contributor to the volume ‘Translating Egypt’s Revolution’, edited by Samia Mehrez (AUC Press, 2012), and has been writing more recently about narrative and visual constructions and deconstructions of Egypt’s political martyrs. 

Articles by Laura Gribbon

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Cycles of violence in Egypt

It is common to hear people sitting in ahwas (street coffee houses) speaking of their latest plans to demand better conditions at work through strikes and walkouts. This culture of protest now appears to be more prevalent than ever. 

Translating Egypt's revolution: images from Tahrir

In a series of photos from Tahrir Square, Laura Gribbon previews some of the work she will discuss in the openDemocracy and UEL event, Translating Egypt's Revolution on March 15th in London.

The Tahrir Square meme: a series of events at the University of East London

openDemocracy in conjunction with the University of East London is organizing a three-part event series on ‘The Tahrir Square Meme’ to be held at UEL's Dockland Campus. All the events are free and the public is encouraged to attend.

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