Future University In Egypt (FUE)

International Conference on Middle East Strategic Landscape

Years after the First World War
September 12-14, 2015 At FUTURE UNIVERSITY CAMPUS

Ms. Sarra Moneir Ahmed

Moneir is a transdisciplinary academic who specializes in political ethnography and sociology, studies of mass movements and political psychology particularly in Egypt. Moneir holds further specializations and research interests in areas related to political theory, political anthropology and Arab-Islamic philosophy and history. She earned her B.Sc. in Political Science from Cairo University in 2006 and her Master’s degree in Global History from the University of Vienna in 2010 on the topic of “Arab-Islamic Political Philosophy of the 18th and 19th Centuries: The Religious and the Political Problematic in Egypt”. She is also currently a PhD candidate at the Department of Development Studies at the University of Vienna on the topic of “The Political Psychology and Visibility of the Egyptian Masses: Narratives on Memory, Experience, Myths, Truths and Lies, and Psychological Spaces”. Moneir is residing between Vienna and Cairo, where she is working on her dissertation parallel to teaching as an Assistant Lecturer of Political Science at the Future University in Egypt since fall 2011. Her recent conference panel presentation was at the Centre for British Research in the Levant (CBRL) in Amman – Jordan September 2014 on: Fear and Death of the Masses in the Works of Hannah Arendt and Elias Canetti. Her recent publications include: "Political Sarcasm" in the Democracy Magazine – Al-Ahram, “Who is Afraid of Twitter: The Egyptian Revolution and its Own Globality” in an omnibus book on Globalisation, Lang Publications, Germany – Frankfurt am Main 2013, and other pieces due out this year. Moneir is currently working on co-launching the first academic journal of FEPS-FUE, Future Journal of Social Sciences.