Dr Nadim Mirshak

Lecturer in Sociology and UG Programme Director

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I completed my PhD in Politics from The University of Manchester before joining as a Lecturer in Sociology in 2017. I am particularly interested in political sociology, critical pedagogy, social movements, state-society relations under authoritarian contexts, and Gramscian readings of the Middle East. Some of my work has been published in Social Movement Studies, Critical Sociology, Current Sociology, Power and Education and Open Democracy. I am currently working on my first monograph Rethinking Resistance Under Authoritarian Settings: Gramsci and Education in Egypt to be published with Routledge.

Areas of expertise

  • HM Sociology - authoritarianism, sociology of education, political sociology, state-civil society relations, social movements, rugby league, sociology of sport

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2017 - Doctor of Philosophy, Politics, The University of Manchester
  • 2010 - Master of Science, The University of Manchester
  • 2009 - Bachelor of Science German University in Cairo

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