Introduction: Culture, Time and Publics in a Changing Arab Context, Tarik Sabry and Joe Khalil 1. Dis-Formations of Palestine, Helga Tawil-Souri 2. 'OUR CHILDREN ARE A THREAT': Publics and the policing of cultural temporality in Egypt, Ramy M.K. Aly 3. Cultural Time and Everyday Life in the Middle Atlas Mountain Village of Ait Nuh, Tarik Sabry 4. Consuming the Past in Contemporary Beirut: The Case of Rawda Cafeduring Ramadan, Helena Nassif 5. Neo-Tajdeed? Rap in Saudi Arabia and Tunisia, Joe Khalil 6. Reflections on Time in Arabic Poetry, Atef Alshaer 7. Keywords in Arab Political Memory: Mahdi Amil's Vocabulary Revisited in 2017, Omar Al-Ghazzi 8. Rethinking Arab Philosophical Experience in the Time of Revolution, Abdelaziz Boumeshouli
A new perspective on digital media in the Arab world.
Tarik Sabry is Reader in media and communication theory at the University of Westminster where he is a member of the Communication and Media Research Institute and the director of the Arab Media Centre. He is author of Cultural Encounters in the Arab World: On Media, the Modern and the Everyday ( I.B.Tauris, 2010), Editor of Arab Cultural Studies: Mapping the Field (I.B. Tauris, 2012) and Co-editor of Arab Subcultures: Reflections on Theory and Practice (I.B.Tauris, 2016). Joe F. Khalil is an Associate Professor of Communication in Residence at Northwestern University in Qatar. Khalil is a scholar on global media and an expert on Arab youth media. He has been part of both the Arab alternative and mainstream media, first as a pirate radio DJ and then as a TV executive.