Hend El-Ghazaly

Fellowship year

2017 - 2018

Field

Placement when a fellow

10 Touba - Researcher

Higher education

Political Science, Cairo University

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Hend El-Ghazaly graduated from Cairo University in 2015 with a degree in Political Science, and from the Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CILAS) in 2016 with a degree in Liberal Arts. She is currently a co-fellow at the Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CILAS), where she co-taught a course called, “Post-Colonialism, Modernity and Politics.” She is a co-director of the Research and Translation labs in the same institute. She co-authored an academic paper, “Is there a civic learning environment in the Faculty of Economics and Political Science?” that was featured at the Civic Role of Arab Universities Conference in April 2016, organized by Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs and the Lebanese Association for Educational Studies at the American University of Beirut. She is interested in Urban Development studies as she sees it as a physical manifestation of power relations, and believes that it is a product of and produces social interactions. She likes to observe the movement and interactions of people with the streets, each other, and transportation, in their everyday life. She participated in the, “Urbanism and Social Justice,” workshop organized by 10 Tooba for applied research on the urban environment, and gave a presentation on the politics of mobility in the city. Lastly, she likes to listen to Ali Al Haggar songs and gatherings at Abdeen garden.