Brecht De Smet is a lecturer and researcher at the Department of Conflict and Development Studies, Ghent University. Since 2008 he has been studying strike movements and political protests in Egypt from a Marxist perspective. De Smet is the author of several academic articles and opinion pieces about the workers' movement in Egypt. He is the author of Gramsci on Tahrir (Pluto, 2016) and A Dialectical Pedagogy of Revolt. Gramsci, Vygotsky, and the Egyptian Revolution (Brill, 2015).
Brecht De Smet
Brecht de Smet, author of Gramsci on Tahrir, considers the absence of transformation in the years that have followed the ‘Arab Spring’ in Egypt.Read full article
Antonio Gramsci died 80 years ago, to celebrate his life and work Michele Filippini dissects the evolving function of Gramsci’s thought.Read full article
We present our Gramsci Reading List, celebrating the work of Antonio Gramsci. Regarded as one of the most significant Marxists of the twentieth century, he merits inclusion in any register of classical social theorists.Read full article