Gendering the Arab Spring

Gendering the Arab Spring A workshop organized by the Centre for the Study of Women and Gender Friday 28 October 2-4.30pm Wolfson Research Exchange, The Library How significant is gender in understanding the Arab spring? What do Arab women hope to achieve from their participation in the uprisings? What is the future of women’s rights and gender relations in the aftermath of dictatorship?

Speakers:

Fadia Faqir, independent academic, author, Writing Fellow, Durham:

Is the Arab Spring Leaving Women in the Cold?

Nadje Al-Ali, Chair of the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS:

Women Resisting the New Dictatorship in Iraq

Dalia S Mostafa, Lecturer in Arabic and Comparative Literature, Manchester:

Women, Culture, and the 2011 Egyptian Revolution

Nicola Pratt, Associate Professor, Int Politics of the Middle East, Warwick:

The Gendered Politics of Neoliberal Authoritarianism

ALL WELCOME, ENTRANCE FREE. Please email K.Throsby@warwick.ac.uk to register.

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