25/01/2017 GTD Colloquium: Theorizing Islamic Feminism

Globalization, Transnationalism & Development Colloquium

When: Jan 25, 2017, from 15.30 to 17.30
Where: GG76, Room 0.07 

The topic of this lecture is:

Theorizing Islamic Feminism
By Lana Sirri
Maastricht University

Lana Sirri is Born in Yaffa, Israel/Palestine, and studied Sociology at Tel-Aviv University and followed a career as Women’s Projects Coordinator at the Arab-Jewish Community Centre in Yaffa. She then pursued her MA and Ph.D. studies in Germany.

Lana’s Ph.D. thesis focuses on the ‘Diversity of Islamic Feminist Discourses in Contemporary Feminist Thought’ and involves a critical evaluation of Muslim feminist discourses. Introduction to Islamic Feminisms (Einführung in Islamische Feminismen) will see light translated to German at worten & meer, publishing house for anti-discriminatory action, beginning of 2017.

Upcoming GTD colloquia:
March 8: Clara Carvalho, Chair of the Center of International Studies (CEI-IUL).
April 5: Dennis Arnold, University of Amsterdam.
May 24: Birgit Meyer, Utrecht University.

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