Anne Alexander


Anne Alexander is Director of the Learning Programme at Cambridge Digital Humanities. Her research interests include ethics of big data, activist media in the Middle East and the political economy of the Internet. She is a member of the Data Ethics Group at the Alan Turing Institute and a member of the Steering Group of the Trust and Technology Strategic Research Initiative.


  • Alexander, Anne, 2009. Mubarak in the International Arena. In P. Marfleet & R. El-Mahdi, eds. Egypt: The Moment of Change. London: Zed, pp. 136–150.
  • Alexander, A., 2010. Leadership and collective action in the Egyptian trade unions. Work, Employment & Society, 24(2), pp.241–259.

  • Alexander, Anne, 2011. Brothers-in-arms? The Egyptian military, the Ikhwan and the revolutions of 1952 and 2011.The Journal of North African Studies, 16(4), pp.533–554.
  • Alexander, Anne, 2011. Digital Generation. In Z. Sardar & R. Yassin-Kassab, eds. Critical Muslim 1: The Arabs are alive. London: C Hurst & Co Publishers.

  • Aouragh, M. & Alexander, A., 2011. The Egyptian Experience: Sense and Nonsense of the Internet Revolution. International Journal of Communication, 5.
  • Alexander, Anne, 2012 (forthcoming) Analysing Activist Cultures in the Egyptian Workers’ Movement. In J. Howell, ed. Non-Governmental Public Action and Social Justice. Palgrave Macmillan.


Digital Humanities, Coordinator


May 2010 - Present


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