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About Mona Abaza
Mona Abaza is Professor at the Department of Sociology, American University in Cairo. Her latest books include The Cotton Plantation Remembered: An Egyptian Family Story (American University in Cairo Press, 2013) and Twentieth Century Egyptian Art: The Private Collection of Sherwet Shafei (American University in Cairo Press, 2011).
Articles by Mona Abaza
No to TTIP
In spring 2003, Sonja Hegasy argued in openDemocracy that Arab intellectuals evasion of the challenge of globalisation was central to the Arab worlds culture of victimhood. Here, Mona Abaza writing before the death of Edward Said, a key reference-point in the argument responds that the seizure of Enlightenment values by an American-led imperial project undermines the search for an equal relationship between east and west.