TOPIC 1967
‘Hungover’: Reflections on the routes and residue of 1968
Ali Hussein Al-Adawy | 1968 might have been a political failure but it has also spurred ideas that remain relevant today
Defeat’s possibilities: 3 activists recount 1967 as formative
Lina Attalah and Yasmin El-Rifae | 1967: the moment that fractured the new nationalism; politically formative for generations to follow
Egypt’s cinematic gems: The Greatest Child in the World
Lara El Gibaly | This film combines the worst of orientalism, nationalism, and the male ego
Captain Ghazali: We will sharpen bones and from them build our cannons
Anwar Fath al-Bab | In 1967 Ghazali decided to resist the Sinai occupation through music
Historiographical frustrations: Writing the history of the 1967 defeat
Osman El Sharnoubi | "The documents are damning. The state doesn’t want you to find out the scandalous way it did its business."
Report: 50 years on from the June 1967 War
Mada Masr and 7 fellow institutions from the region publish a report to re-read the war and its consequences
We are still in the dark: A conversation with Khaled Fahmy
Donya Ezzat | Fahmy talks about the sparse historical record of the 1967 defeat, crucial to ascertaining what happened
How state intellectuals responded to 1967: Silence, propaganda and conspiracy
Ismail Fayed | A media review showing how mainstream journals were failing to move beyond the paradigm of pre-war propaganda
Egypt’s cinematic gems: A Taste of Fear
Rowan El Shimi | A document in which the post-1967 sentiment is delivered by unusual suspects
More features
Nader Andrawos and Alaa Badr
The Arab intellectual, past and present
Is it too self-indulgent to call such an ill-defined group a new intellectual generation?
Israel declassifies documents on 1967 Arab-Israeli War
Court obliges Egyptian government to seek wartime reparations from Israel