Dr Walter Armbrust

Walter Armbrust

Associate Professor of Modern Middle Eastern Studies

Oriental Institute / St Antony's College

Research Interests

Mass media and popular culture of the Middle East; Revolutions; Egypt; Anthropology

Current Projects

A Symbolic Revolution: Culture and Politics in Post-Mubarak Egypt (under contract with Princeton University Press)
A history of New Media in Egypt, 1919-1975

Courses Taught

For Final Honours School in Arabic and Islamic Studies or Arabic with a Subsidiary Language: Further Subject (3rd year) on Society and Culture in the Modern Arab World; Special Subject (4th year) in Popular Culture and Mass Media, 1930 to the Present.

For the M.Phil in Modern Middle East Studies: Social Anthropology of the Middle East; Mass Media in the Middle East.

Email: walter.armbrust@sant.ox.ac.uk

Further information at the Oriental Institute website

Current DPhil students