Anthropology

Mariz Kelada

Research Interests Potentialities of resistance in the lives of precarious laborers in the Egyptian cinema industry
Ph.D. Dissertation Behind the Seen: The Extramoral Politics of Visual Media Production in Egypt

Biography

Mariz Kelada completed a B.A. in English Literature at Cairo University in 2011, and M.A. in Anthropology and Sociology at the American University in Cairo 2014. Her M.A. thesis: “Makings of Imagination in Alternative Cultural Spaces in Cairo” was based on a yearlong ethnographic fieldwork, part of it was published in the International Journal of Sociology in 2014. Since 2010 she worked in the Egyptian alternative cultural sector on diverse projects, performances, researches and films.

Previous Degrees

  • B.A. in English Literature from Cairo University (2011)
  • M.A. in Anthropology and Sociology at the American University in Cairo (2014)