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Gendering the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict

Thursday, April 14, 2016
4:00pm – 5:30pm

Storrs Campus
Oak 438

Colloquium Event

Gendering the Turkish-Kurdish Conflict: Intersections of Peace and Women's Rights Activism

Nadje Al-Ali Professor of Gender Studies University of London

Thursday, April 14 4:00pm–5:30pm | Oak 438 Free and Open to the Public

About the Speaker: Nadje Al-Ali is Professor of Gender Studies at the Centre for Gender Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. She has published widely on women and gender in the Middle East as well as transnational migration and diaspora mobilization. Her publications include What Kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq (2009, University of California Press, co-authored with Nicola Pratt); Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives (Zed Books, 2009, co-edited with Nicola Pratt); Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present (2007, Zed Books) and Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East (Cambridge University Press 2000). Her most recent book (co-edited with Deborah al-Najjar) entitled We Are Iraqis: Aesthetics & Politics in a Time of War (Syracuse University Press) won the 2014 Arab-American book prize for non-fiction.

Hosted by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program and the Department of Political Science

For more information, contact Christine Sylvester (christine.sylvester@uconn.edu).

Contact:

Prof. Christine Sylvester (christine.sylvester@uconn.edu)

Political Science (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, UConn Master Calendar, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies

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