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The Khamasin: Journal of Political Science was created in 2006 by the American University in Cairo’s Department of Political Science. 

Intended to serve as a forum for learning and dialogue within the AUC community and beyond, Khamasin responds to a desire voiced by both students and faculty to encourage a community of exchange at the departmental and school levels and to reach out to a larger readership on contemporary issues of social and political import. 

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Current Issue- Fall 2019

The selected papers in this Fall 2019 issue address a range of interrelated and timely topics in the present period, including border policing, political exclusion, the mobilization of space and nature as part of state formation, the politics of media and communication, and collective struggle in policed spaces. The papers in this issue begin a discussion around the relationship between state policies, political resistance movements, and our scholarly work and responsibilities as members of academic institutions.

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Previous Issues

Khamasin has issues since 2007 kindly check them.

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Submission Guidelines


Khamasin welcomes submissions from undergraduate and graduate students at the American University in Cairo from various disciplines relating to political science and/or broadly concerned with the Middle East and North Africa.

Submissions should contain both original research and analysis and are subject to a blind peer-review process that maintains the anonymity of authors and reviewers. 

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