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Fahmy, Ziad

Associate Professor, Near Eastern Studies
Cornell University


Ziad Fahmy is an Associate Professor of Modern Middle East History at the department of Near Eastern Studies. Professor Fahmy received his History Ph.D. in 2007 from the University of Arizona, where his dissertation ‚ÄúPopularizing Egyptian Nationalism‚ÄĚ was awarded the Malcolm H. Kerr Dissertation Award (2008) from the Middle East Studies Association. His first book, Ordinary Egyptians: Creating the Modern Nation through Popular Culture (Stanford University Press, 2011), examines how, from the 1870s until the eve of the 1919 revolution, popular media and culture provided ordinary Egyptians with a framework to construct and negotiate a modern national identity. Professor Fahmy is currently beginning another book project tentatively titled, Listening to the Street: Sound, Noise, and Soundscapes in Inter-Revolutionary Egypt, 1919-1952.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
World History   
Identity/Representation   
Pop Culture   
19th-21st Centuries   
Nationalism   
Modernization   
Transnationalism   
Media   
Cultural Studies   
Music   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Mediterranean Countries   
Arab States   
Egypt   
SPECIALTIES
Colloquial Arabic Media & mass cult   
Egypt Natlsm (19th-20th c.)   
Sensory History   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Native)   
French (Fluent)   
EDUCATION
PhD2007HistU of Arizona
MA2000NE StdsU of Arizona
BA1996HistoryRutgers University
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
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Ziad Fahmy






Department of Near Eastern Studies
Cornell University
409 White Hall
Ithaca, NY
14853
United States

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