Photo: Nefissa Naguib


15:30 Opening remarks
Senior Researcher, Nefissa Naguib, CMI

15:45 – 16:45 Keynote lecture: Egypt’s Uncertain Revolution
Is Egypt headed for prolonged political instability or is a new political order being established? Can there be democracy or does order depend on renewed authoritarianism?

Professor Nathan J. Brown, George Washington University

Chair: Torunn Wimpelmann, CMI

17:00 - 19:00 Panel debate
What did really take place in Egypt last July? What will be the long term consequences, for the country and the region?

Mona Abdel-Fadil, Middle East and Multicultural Consulting, Oslo

Zeinab Abul-Magd, Oberline University / AuC, Cairo

Heidi Johansen, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

Carl Rommel, SOAS, London

Hanna Yousef, Voices from Egypt, Paris/ Cairo

Moderator: Åse Østensen Gilje, the Royal Norwegian Naval College

This event is organised by Everyday Maneuvers, a 3-year research project at Chr Michelsen Institute on military-civilian relations in the Middle East and Latin America, funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Project leader: Nefissa Naguib. Project Coordinator: Torunn Wimpelmann