CONFERENCE: Do Women Matter? South Asian and Middle Eastern Perspectives
|Do Women Matter? South Asian and Middle Eastern Perspectives
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Centre for Muslim States and Societies, The University of Western Australia, invites you to an interdisciplinary conference, Do Women Matter? South Asian and Middle Eastern Perspectives.
The conference is being organized to develop understanding of the role South Asian and Middle Eastern women play as agents of change in the region and globally, and how this agency is manifested in different environments and spaces. It specifically focuses on their participation in the social, cultural and political arena in these societies and the challenges women face. The ultimate aim is to shed light on how women from these regions have shaped local, regional and global interactions in the contemporary world.
Dates: 11 to 12 August 2017
Times: 9.00AM to 5.00PM, 11 August AND 9.00AM to 1PM, 12 August
Venue: The Karrakatta Club Incorporated
4 Sherwood Court, Perth W.A. 6000
Students: A$30 first day; A$20 second day
Others: $50 first day; A$45 second day
Note: The costs cover morning tea, lunch and afternoon on the first day and morning tea and lunch on the second day.
Confirmed speakers and topics:
Dr Huda Al-Tamimi, Effects of Iraq’s parliamentary gender quota on women’s political mobilisation and legitimacy post-2003, Australian Nation University
Associate Professor Savitree Thapa Gurung, Role of women in Nepal in shaping debates on public policy and use of authority, Commission for the Investigation of Abuse of Authority Government of Nepal, and Tribhuvan University
Leila Kouatly, Lebanese women through film: the illusion of empowerment, The Australian National University
Setayesh Nooraninejad, Women's political-love letters and writing practices: the public dimension of personal correspondence with prisoners of conscience in Iran, The Australian National University
Dr Zahra Taheri, Breaking boundaries and raising voices: women in Iranian cinema, The Australain National University
Professor Samina Yasmeen, Women's agency in jihad: narratives of Jamat ud Dawah and Lashker-e-Taiba, The University of Western Australia
Dr M. Murat Yurtbilir, Islamist in form, patriarchal in content: role of women in Turkey under Justice and Development Party, Australian National University
The Centre for Muslim States and Societies
Fri, 11 Aug 2017 09:00
Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:00
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Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:03
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