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.
Speaker: Dr Aitemad Muhanna-Matar, LSE
Chair: Professor Madawi Al-Rasheed, LSE
Date: Thursday 6 November 2014
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 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.