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Sarra Moneir

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Name : Sarra Moneir
Title: Assistant Lecturer of Political Science
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Personal Info: Sarra Moneir is currently an Assistant Lecturer of Political Science at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science - Future University in Egypt. Moneir has attained her Bachelor Degree in Political Science from Cairo University at the Faculty of Economics and Political Science where she wrote her graduation project on "Futurology Studies in the Field of Political Science: An Analysis of the Western Contributions". Following that, Moneir completed her Masters degree in Global History at the University of Vienna in 2010 with the thesis on "Arab-Islamic Political Philosophy: An Analysis of the Problematic between the Political and the Religious Institutions in Egypt's 18th and 19th Centuries". Moneir is currently working on her PhD Dissertation at the Department of International Development Studies at the University of Vienna where she serves there occasionally as a researching staff member. Her PhD dissertation is specializing in ethnographic and sociological studies of the political psychology of the masses. Among her recent publications are a paper presented at the Institute de Monde Arabe conference in Paris in 2013 on "Comparative Study between the Orabi Revolution and the January 25 Revolution in Egypt", as well as "Who is Afraid of Twitter? The Egyptian Revolution Going Global" in an Omnibus Volume on Globalization from an Interdisciplinary Perspective published in Frankfurt, Germany in January 2013. Moneir's main specializations are: methodology of political sociology, political psychology of the masses and mass protests, political theory and philosophy of memory and socio-political myths, experience and awareness. View More...


Certificate Major University Year
Masters Global History Department of History - University of Vienna 2010
Bachelor Political Science Faculty of Economics and Political Science - Cairo Univeristy 2006

Teaching Experience

Name of Organization Position From Date To Date
Bardy Language School - Cairo, Egypt German and English Teacher 01/01/2011 01/01/2011
Austrian Forum for Foreign Policy Periodical, United Nations, Vienna-Austria Freelance researcher 01/01/2009 01/01/2011
Euro-Finance-Service in Vienna - Austria Junior Financial Consultant 01/01/2009 01/01/2010
Austrian-Egyptian Chamber of Commerce - Vienna, Austria Executive Secretary 01/01/2007 01/01/2010
IslamOnline Freelance researcher in Political Affairs 01/01/2006 01/01/2006
Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Vienna- Austria Junior Researcher 01/01/2006 01/01/2007
EgyptAir Office, Sydney - Australia Trainee 01/01/1999 01/01/2001
Egyptair Office - Copenhagen , Denmark Trainee 01/01/1997 01/01/1998

Researches /Publications

Memory as Institutions of Retrieving Experiences in Egypt - 01/1

Sarra Mohamed Moneir ElSayed Ahmed


This is a two phases workshop/conference. The first is based in Beirut - Lebanon where the paper ideas were presented and a week long of sessions on civil society were presented and thoroughly discussed and critically analysed by the participants. The second part of the conference will be held in Cairo - Egypt in September where the draft papers, after months of follow up with professors at the conference, will be presented and worked on for publication for the following year. Countries: Beirut - Lebanon (May 2016), Cairo - Egypt (September 2016).

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(paper in process) Fear and Violence: A Study of How the Protesting Masses confront their Leaders according to Hannah Arendt and Elias Canetti - 01/0

Sarra Mohamed Moneir ElSayed Ahmed


The paper presented tackled the concept of fear and violence from the perspectives of the political philosophers Hannah Arendt and Elias Canetti.

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Revisiting Arab Nationalism, a Hundered Years since the 1913 Paris Conference - 01/0

Sarra Mohamed Moneir ElSayed Ahmed


Presenting a paper and on a historical study and comparing between the Orabi revolution and the 25th January revolution in Egypt. (published in conference proceedings only).

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Who is Afraid of Twitter? The Egyptian Revolution Going Global - 01/0

Sarra Mohamed Moneir ElSayed Ahmed


The research discusses how the Egyptian revolution created its own concept of globality with a nationalistic characteristic. In that respect, the research is depicting how the tools of street art and the like shaped in the global outreach of the Egyptian revolution and its main demands, which affected the perspective of many protests in different world countries.

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Award Donor Date
Jubilee Scholarship for Arab Development and Democratisation Department of International Development Studies - University of Vienna 2014
Jubileaums Scholarship for PhD Students Austrian Academic Agency 2012

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