Month: August 2019

Troublemakers,Visa Applications and Global Challenges

Troublemakers,Visa Applications and Global Challenges

Thinking big in a global digital age forces you, as a scholar from the global South, either to make the best use of the limited access to knowledge and scientific information available within your national bounderies or to be a troublemaker. I have chosen to be a troublemaker. TROUBLEMAKERS ARE MADE NOT BORN! I was … Continue reading Troublemakers,Visa Applications and Global Challenges

Syllabus season inspo, Everyday Orientalism-style

Syllabus season inspo, Everyday Orientalism-style

For all of you who are in syllabus mode, we at Everyday Orientalism have a little inspirational punch of pedagogical and syllabus-related posts to offer you. Take it as our summer farewell toast to you. And enjoy!

Decolonizing the Troubled Archive of Egyptian Papyri

Decolonizing the Troubled Archive of Egyptian Papyri

by Usama gad British Academy Visiting Fellow, Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, UK. Tenured Lecturer of Classics and papyrology, Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt. THE EPISTEMOLOGICAL DILEMMA Egyptian papyri are the main study objects of the field called papyrology.  The founding fathers of this discipline are Western scholars who, based in study … Continue reading Decolonizing the Troubled Archive of Egyptian Papyri