This time, Fatima Sadiqi, Professor of Linguistics and Gender Studies - University of Fez, Morocco will talk about "How to understand gender dynamics in the Middle East and North Africa".
Her work focuses on women’s and gender issues in modern North Africa, the Middle East, and the Mediterranean world. In June 2018, she was elected President of the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies – AMEWS, the first non-American to be elected to this post.
She is author and editor of numerous volumes and journal issues, including Women, Gender and Language (Brill 2003), Women’s Activism and the Public Sphere: Local/Global Linkages (Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies 2006), Women and Knowledge in the Mediterranean (Routledge 2013), Moroccan Feminist Discourses (Palgrave Macmillan 2014), and Women’s Movements in the Post-“Arab Spring” North Africa (2016). Her current recent research interest resides in the intersection between violent extremism and gender in North Africa. Fatima Sadiqi is currently finalizing a book on Daesh Ideology and the Gender Challenge (to appear in the Fall of 2021).
Fatima Sadiqi is also a public speaker in many languages and a member of many national and international scholarly and policy-making boards. Her work has been supported by numerous prestigious awards and fellowships from Harvard University, The Woodrow Wilson Center, the Rockefeller Foundation’s Bellagio Center, and Fulbright.
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- This conference is completely in english and will be through Facebook Live.