Dr Alyosxa Tudor, Lecturer at the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS, will speak at LSE on ‘Critical differentiations of racism and migratism’ Date: Wednesday 1st February Time: 6 – 7.30pm Room: NAB.1.15 My paper revisits (Western European) critical migration studies and feminist approaches to migration with the insights from postcolonial theories and transnational feminism. I suggest that a critical differentiation of racism and migratism is needed in postcolonial and
In April 2016, Professor Nadje Al-Ali gave two talks at the Simon Fraser University. See the details below – https://www.sfu.ca/fass/events/protest–body-politics-and-authoritarianism–a-gendered-perspect.html https://www.sfu.ca/fass/events/a-seminar-by-dr–al-ali–gendering-the-kurdish-turkish-conflict-.html She also gave a lecture about the Turkish-Kurdish conflict and a conference paper on gender-based violence in Iraq at a conference on “Bodies living with violence” at the University of Connecticut (15-16 April 2016).
New Publication: The text of Dr Gina Heathcote‘s talk (March 2016) – The Protection of Civilians and Protection of Peacekeeping Mandates: Gender and Ethics in Collective Security – now published in feminists@law. Access it here. Abstract This lecture considers how Security Council authority and legitimacy gain traction through the deployment and development of normative provisions. I focus on the robust peacekeeping mandates in the UN Security Council Resolutions on the
CGS Faculty member, Dr. Rahul Rao, was awarded the LGBTQA Caucus Scholar Award at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention in Atlanta in March 2016.
On 12 March, 2016, Professor Nadje Al-Ali gave a talk on academic freedom at the Turkish-Kurdish Daymer community centre in Haringey, London. On March 3, 2016, Professor Nadje Al-Ali gave a talk at the University of Kent on Feminism and the New Iraq: Between Imperialism and Religious Fundamentalism.’ Find out more here. On March 4, 2016, Professor Nadje Al-Ali gave a talk titled “Women for Peace: Kurdish and Turkish women’s rights activists and academics struggling
Professor Nadje Al-Ali speaks at SOAS on International Women’s Day
In March 2016, Professor Nadje Al-Ali, published an article titled – Sexual violence in Iraq: Challenges for transnational feminist politics in the European Journal of Women’s Studies. Abstract: The article discusses sexual violence by ISIS against women in Iraq, particularly Yezidi women, against the historical background of broader sexual and gender-based violence. It intervenes in feminist debates about how to approach and analyse sexual and wider gender-based violence in Iraq specifically and the Middle
This seminar titled “Racism and Migratism: The Relevance of a Critical Differentiation” was given by Dr Alyosxa Tudor, (Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS, University of London and Gender Institute, LSE) at the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS University of London on 25 February 2016. My paper revisits (Western European) critical migration studies and feminist approaches to migration with the insights from postcolonial theories and transnational feminism. I suggest that a
Professor Nadje Al-Ali and Alumna Sahar Mandour spoke in a panel at The Gender and Sexuality Resource Center مركز الموارد الجندرية والجنسانية in Beirut, Lebanon. The panel was titled- Producing Feminist Knowledge: Queering the Challenges and Strategies in the Middle East and North Africa
PhD Candidate, Akanksha Mehta, along with several other PhD students in the UK formulated a solidarity statement to stand with students, faculty, and protestors at India’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU). Several PhD students, faculty members, and MA students signed the petition. The petition can be found at Kafila #StandWithJNU: Solidarity Statement by Academics in the UK This is a statement by over three hundred and fifty academics based in the UK. We,