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Egypt

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People

Jacob Høigilt

Jacob Høigilt

Senior Researcher

Kristian Takvam Kindt

Kristian Takvam Kindt

Guest Researcher

Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Høigilt, Jacob (2017) Egyptian Comics and the Challenge to Patriarchal Authoritarianism, International Journal of Middle East Studies 49(1): 111–131.
Takvam Kindt, Kristian ; Jacob Høigilt & Tewodros Aragie Kebede (2016) Writing Change: Diglossia and Popular Writing Practices in Egypt, Arabica 63: 324–376.
Høigilt, Jacob & Frida Austvoll Nome (2014) Egyptian Salafism in Revolution, Journal of Islamic Studies 25(1): 33–55.
Waage, Hilde Henriksen (2011) The Winner Takes All: The 1949 Island of Rhodes Armistice Negotiations Revisited, Middle East Journal 65(2): 279–304.
Høigilt, Jacob (2010) Rhetoric and Ideology in Egypt’s Wasaiyya Movement, Arabica 57(2): 251–266.
Høigilt, Jacob (2008) Varieties of Persuasion in Modern Forms of Islamic Proselytizing in Egypt, Revue des mondes musulmans et de la Méditerranée(124): 243–263.

Monograph

Høigilt, Jacob (2011) Islamist Rhetoric: Language and Culture in Contemporary Egypt. London: Routledge. Routledge Arabic Linguistics Series.

Book Chapter

Høigilt, Jacob (2008) Systemic Functional Linguistics and Contemporary Islamic Rhetoric in Egypt, in Ibrahim, Zeinab; & Sanaa M. Makhlouf, eds, Linguistics In an Age of Globalization. Cairo: American University In Cairo Press (181–191).

Non-refereed Journal Article

Gürel, Ayla & Harry-Zachary Tzimitras (2016) Cyprus Settlement Negotiations: From Euphoria to Reality, Turkish Policy Quarterly 15(1): 51–63.

PRIO Report

Gürel, Ayla; Harry Tzimitras; & Hubert Faustmann, eds, (2016) Global Energy Debates and the Eastern Mediterranean, PRIO Cyprus Centre Report, 1. Cyprus: PRIO Cyprus Centre.

PRIO Policy Brief

Peoples, Mareah (2012) Egypt, the Rafah Border and the Prospects for Gaza, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: PRIO.

PRIO Paper

Horst, Cindy; Jørgen Carling & Rojan Tordhol Ezzati (2010) Immigration to Norway from Bangladesh, Brazil, Egypt, India, Morocco and Ukraine, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Høigilt, Jacob & Øystein H. Rolandsen (2010) Making Cooperation Attractive: Post-referendum Relations between Egypt and the Sudan, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.
Høigilt, Jacob; Åshild Falch & Øystein H. Rolandsen (2010) The Sudan Referendum and Neighbouring Countries: Egypt and Uganda, PRIO Paper. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - External Series

Høigilt, Jacob (2011) Who's who in the new Egypt? A mapping of prominent actors of change, NOREF Report. Oslo: NOREF.
Rolandsen, Øystein H.; & Jacob Høigilt (2010) Egypt and the Darfur Conflict, NOREF Policy Brief, 9. Oslo: NOREF.

Past Events

Blog Posts

The Politics of Fun in Egypt

Posted by Jacob Høigilt on Monday, 4 April 2016

Yes, this little piece will relate to Asef Bayat’s gem of an article ‘Islamism and the politics of fun.’ But first a comment on the current goings-on in Egypt. The last time I visited the country, in early February, the news about the murder of Giulio Regeni broke. The Italian ... Read more »

Dialogue is Not Enough

Posted by Kristian Takvam Kindt on Thursday, 10 December 2015

Why did Tunisia succeed in reaching a compromise that led to democratic development, while other countries in the region have failed? The answer does not lie in the large numbers of activists and demonstrators. There were also massive crowds protesting against the regimes in countries such as Egypt and Yemen. ... Read more »

Comics and the Liberation from Patriarchy

Posted by Jacob Høigilt on Thursday, 23 April 2015

New media, new content Warning: This is all work in progress, so it leaves much to be desired. But this subject is so fun working on that I wanted to share what I have even if it is still pretty undeveloped. OK, here goes: During the last few years, the ... Read more »

Last Chance in the Middle East?

Posted by Jacob Høigilt on Friday, 28 March 2014

This week, an Egyptian court sentenced 529 defendants to death after a two-day trial. Finally, after being mostly silent through more than half a year of brutal repression by Egypt’s military regime, Western governments expressed ‘shock’, judging the sentences to be ‘unacceptable’. Whatever the consequences this farcical trial will have ... Read more »

Egypt: Silence Implies Consent

Posted by Jacob Høigilt & Kristian Takvam Kindt on Monday, 24 March 2014

​​Today’s death sentences of 529 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood must bring an end to the Norwegian Government’s tacit acceptance of the military regime in Egypt. ​Today, an Egyptian court sentenced 529 members of the Muslim Brotherhood to death, the latest in a number of moves towards authoritarian government by ... Read more »