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Borders and Margins

The most recent special issue of Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, “Borders and Margins,” is now available.

This issue approaches borders and margins through the lens of gender and sexuality.  140 more words

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Unpacking Tourism

Tourism shapes popular fantasies of adventure, structures urban and natural space, creates knowledge around difference, and demands an array of occupations servicing the insatiable needs of those who travel for leisure. 129 more words

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Developing Regional Expertise in the Middle East

Sarah Abdella-El Kallassy
MA ’18
Middle East Studies
Awards and Fellowships: 2017 Fouad Ajami Fellow, 2017 Rumsfeld Foundation Graduate Fellow, 2017 Pat Tillman Scholar

Sarah’s time in the Middle East Studies Department at Johns Hopkins SAIS has pushed her to think critically and objectively about challenges faced by nations in the Middle East. 305 more words

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Read To Respond: Feminism and Women's Rights


Our “Read to Respond” series addresses the current climate of misinformation by highlighting articles and books that encourage thoughtful, educated debate on today’s most pressing issues. 233 more words

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Recent Issue of Tikkun Addresses the 50th Anniversary of the Israeli Occupation of the West Bank

In the most recent issue of Tikkun, editor Rabbi Michael Lerner and contributors address the Israeli occupation of the West Bank as it reaches its 50th year. 209 more words

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Feminist Perspectives on the 2016 Military Coup Attempt and Its Aftermath in Turkey

We are pleased to share this guest blog post by Banu Gökarıksel, co-editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. The most recent issue of the journal, … 895 more words

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