Jonathan Guyer

9175830Jonathan Guyer is Cairo-based writer. He is a fellow of the Institute of Current World Affairs in Washington, DC, and contributing editor of the Cairo Review of Global Affairs. From 2012 to 2013, he served as a Fulbright fellow researching political cartoons in Egypt. A regular contributor to Public Radio International, he has written for The Guardian, Guernica, Harper’s, The Los Angeles Review of Books, New York magazine, The New Yorker, New York Review of Books, Nieman Reports, and The Paris Review. His book chapter “Translating Egypt’s Political Cartoons,” appears in Translating Dissent: Voices from and with the Egyptian Revolution (ed. Mona Baker, Routledge, 2016). He blogs about Arab comics and caricature at Oum Cartoon: oumcartoon.tumblr.com

In the interview, the book mentioned is: Surrealism in Egypt: Modernism and the Art and Liberty Group by Sam Bardaouil.

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“The The Heinous Assault on Saad Zaghloul at Cairo Station,” July 21, 1924 edition of Al-Lataif Al-Musawara, an early member of Egypt’s illustrated press. via Oum Cartoon.

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Alaa Allagta, Arabi21News, Palestine

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Doaa Eladl, Al-Masry Al-Youm, Egypt