Anouar Abdel-Malek

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Anouar Abdel-Malek
Born(1924-10-23)23 October 1924
Died15 June 2012(2012-06-15) (aged 87)
EducationAin Shams University
Faculté des lettres de Paris
OccupationPolitical scientist

Anouar Abdel-Malek (Arabic: أنور عبد الملك), (23 October 1924 – 15 June 2012) was an Egyptian-French political scientist of Coptic descent. He was a pan-Arabist and Marxist.[1][2]

Anouar Abdel-Malek gained a bachelor's degree in philosophy in 1954 from Ain Shams University before studying for a doctorate at the Sorbonne. He subsequently joined the CNRS, becoming head of research there in 1970.[2]


  • Égypte : société militaire, 1962. Translated by Charles Lam Markmann as Egypt: military society; the army regime, the left, and social change under Nasser, 1968.
  • Anthologie de la littérature arabe contemporaine, 1964
  • Idéologie et renaissance nationale, l'Égypte moderne, 1969
  • La Pensée politique arabe contemporaine, 1970. Translated by Michael Pallis as Contemporary Arab political thought, 1983
  • (ed.) Sociologie de l'impérialisme, 1971
  • La dialectique sociale, 1972. Translated by Mike Gonzalez as Social dialectics, 2 vols., 1980.
  • Nation and revolution, 1981
  • (ed. with Miroslav Pečujlićand Gregory Blue) Science and technology in the transformation of the world, 1982
  • (ed. with Ānisujjāmāna) Culture and thought in the transformation of the world, 1983.


  1. ^ Nkrumah, Gamal (16–22 March 2006). "Anouar Abdel-Malek: And the light flickers on". Profile. Al-Ahram. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
  2. ^ a b Sayed Mahmoud, Anouar Abdel-Malek, champion of pan-Arabism, dies at 88, Ahram Online, 18 June 2012