Étiqueté : militarization

Photos 1 & 2 : Murs fermant l’accès à la place Tahrîr. Clichés R. Stadnicki, 2012

Post-Revolutionary Cairo: Blocking the City, Un-Blocking the Urban Planning?

Original text in French : http://ifpo.hypotheses.org/4419. Translation: Teo Firpo. Almost two years after the January 25th revolution, Cairo lives a paradoxical moment. Cairo is the main stage of the protests, whereby the political and social changes underway in Egypt find their repercussions on the urban scale. Between 2011 and 2012, the city experienced a material and institutional blockage that opposed its urban management to its daily...