CMES Research Seminar: Law, Language and Space Making – Three Dimensions of Human Rights in Egyptian Feminist Activism Post-2011

Emma Sundkvist gives a talk on feminist activism in post-revolutionary Egypt. Her dissertation explores feminist activism in post-revolutionary Egypt and how activists used human rights in diverse ways during different periods of unrest and political instability.

When: 15 December 2022, 13:15 to 14:30 (CEST).

Where: CMES Seminar room (Finngatan 16) and on Zoom.

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Emma Sundkvist is a Senior Lecturer in Human Rights Studies at Lund University.

 

 

CMES Research Seminar: The Role of Social Media in Cultural Citizenship – Young Women in the United Arab Emirates

Leysan Storie gives a talk on young Emirati women living in the United Arab Emirates. The talk focuses on young women’s perceptions of Emirati women’s rights and responsibilities on social media. Guided by the concept of cultural citizenship the study explores the role of social media in women’s feeling of belonging to their society.

When: 1 December 2022, 13:15 to 14:30 (CEST).

Where: CMES Seminar room (Finngatan 16) and on Zoom.

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Leysan Storie is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Strategic Communication and CMES researcher at Lund University.

CMES Research Seminar: Challenging Global Gender Mainstreaming – Syrian Refugees in Jordan as a Case Study

Yafa Shanneik gives a talk on the impact of humanitarian interventions on gender rights and the safety of displaced people in the Middle East by taking Syrian refugees in Jordan as a case study. This study analyses imam marriages within their multi-layered local and transnational socio-political contexts, highlighting the wider complexity of power relations in which intersecting and often conflicting, structures place women in more vulnerable positions.

When: 17 November 2022, 13:15 to 14:30 (CEST).

Where: CMES Seminar room (Finngatan 16) and on Zoom.

Registration: Follow this link to register for the event

Yafa Shanneik is Visiting Professor at the Centre for Theology and Religious Studies in Lund. Yafa’s research focuses on the intersections between Islam, gender, and migration in two regional contexts: Europe and the Middle East.

 

SWEMENA Conference 2022 – Building Networks across Sweden, the Middle East and North Africa

By bringing together researchers and practitioners from institutions across Sweden, this conference will discuss contributions handed in and presented by Sweden based researchers working on topics related to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. To do so, there will be several panels and roundtables held, and plenty of opportunities to network and discuss future collaborations.

The SWEMENA Conference mirrors the organization’s main cause: to bring together different communities of researchers, practitioners and policymakers across Sweden with an interest in the Middle East and North Africa region.

When: 13 June & 14 June 2022
Location: The School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg

Follow this link for more information on how to register.

Book on conducting research in hostile environments

Safer Field Research in the Social Sciences: A Guide to Human and Digital Security in Hostile Environments

Authors: Jannis Grimm, Kevin Koehler, Ellen M. Lust, Ilyas Saliba & Isabell Schierenbeck

SAGE Publishing

Abstract

Exploring the challenges and risks of social science fieldwork, this book shares best practice for conducting research in hostile environments and pragmatic advice to help you make good decisions.

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