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Women's Political Participation after the Arab Uprisings

In this talk, Dr Muhanna-Matar will present the findings of her research, funded by Oxfam GB, looking at 'Women's Political Participation across the Arab Region: Mapping of Existing and New Emerging Forces in the Region'.| The research covered five countries: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia, the occupied Palestinian territory and Yemen.

Event Details

Speaker: Dr Aitemad Muhanna-Matar, LSE
Chair: Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed, LSE
Date:  Thursday 6 November 2014
Time: 16.30-18.00
Location: Alumni Theatre, Lower Ground Floor, New Academic Building
Event Hashtag: #LSEMuhanna
Attendance: This event is free and open to all on a first come first served basis. Our events are very well attended, please make sure to arrive early. We cannot guarantee entry.


Aitemad Mehanna

Aitemad Muhanna-Matar| is a research fellow at the Middle East Centre currently conducting a research on salafist youth in Tunisia and the process of subjectification. Dr Muhanna-Matar's PhD thesis was published in a book ‘Agency and Gender in Gaza: Masculinity, Femininity and Family during the Second Intifada, by Ashgate in October 2013. 


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