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The “Dangerous Classes” in the Middle East and North Africa Conference

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Conference: The “Dangerous Classes” in the Middle East and North Africa

26 January 2017

Investcorp auditorium

St Antony’s College, University of Oxford

Convenor: Stephanie Cronin



Programme

9.30 – 10.00 Tea/Coffee

10.00 – 10.15 Introduction: Walter Armbrust

10.15 – 12.45 am: Session One: Chair: Marilyn Booth

Dangerous Women; Dangerous Men

Disorderly Women in Late Ottoman Istanbul, 1876-1914 (Müge Telci Özbek)

Disciplining Sex Work in Colonial Cairo (Francesca Biancani)

Red-light Tehran: Sex-work, Precarity, and Compassionate Governmentality, 1921-1979 (Jairan Gahan)

Competing configurations of masculinity: The decline of lutigari-masculinities in Pahlavi Iran (Olmo Gölz)

Dangerous no more? On the twists and turns of the masculinity of Egypt’s Ultras football fans in the aftermath of the 2011 Revolution (Carl Rommel)

12.45 -2.00 pm Lunch

2.00-3-30 pm: Session Two: Chair: Toby Matthiesen

Banditry and Crime

History and Memory of al-Ashqiya’ in Modern Egypt: The Controversy of Adham Al- Sharqawi (Mohammed Ezzeldeen)

A State of Tribal Lawlessness? Rural and Urban Crime in Fars Province, 1910-15

(Mattin Biglari)

“Masters” or “Troublers”? Poor Peasants’ Extralegal Ways to Survive during Early Republican Turkey (Murat Metinsoy)

3.30-4.00 pm Tea

4.00-5.30 pm: Session Three: Chair: Edmund Herzig

Dangerous Streets

Women in the streets! Urban food riots in late Ottoman Bilād

al-Shām (Till Grallert)

Unruly Seminaries, Soldiers, and Ruffians in late Qajar Iran

(Farzin Vejdani)

Under the Bridge in Teheran: the dangerous class of street drug ‘addicts’

(Maziyar Ghiabi)

Attendance is free - please register to attend. For enquiries please contact the convenor, Stephanie Cronin: Stephanie.cronin@orinst.ox.ac.uk

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