Salwa Ismail is a regular contributor to the Guardian. She is professor of politics with reference to the Middle East at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She is also the author of “Political Life in Cairo’s New Quarters: Encountering the Everyday State”.
Analysis and reflections on the revolutions in Egypt and Syria is part of the Tadamon! Teach-in: Reflections on the Revolutions in the ‘Arab World’
This is a recording of a part of her presentation, recorded in Montreal on October 20 2011.