Farha Ghannam: Reflections on Masculinity and the Use of Violence in the Egyptian Revolution

Farha Ghannam

Associate Professor of Anthropology Farha Ghannam explores the ways that social understandings of violence and masculinity shaped the public's perceptions of the Tahrir Square protests in the early days of the Egyptian Revolution.

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Associate Professor of Anthropology Farha Ghannam is an authority on contemporary Islamic practices and identities and gender and sexuality in the Middle East. Other areas of her teaching and research interest are globalization and transnationalism; displacement and relocation; gender and the body; urban ethnography; spatial practices; identity; anthropological theories; and history of ethnography. She has conducted extensive fieldwork in Jordan and Egypt.