AraBooks | Palestinian Women and Popular Resistance: Perceptions, Attitudes and Strategies
The Department of Arabic Language and Cultures presents
AraBooks: Literature, politics, society and the arts from the Middle East and its diasporas
Palestinian Women and Popular Resistance: Perceptions, Attitudes and Strategies (Routledge, Abingdon, Oxon 2021)
Dr Liyana Kayali (Australian National University)
Liyana Kayali is a lecturer at the Centre for Arab and Islamic Studies at the Australian National University (ANU). Prior to this, Liyana was a research fellow at the University of Sussex, where she was part of a project examining the use of restorative justice approaches to respond to hate crime and hate incidents. She has also held a research associate role at the Centre for Gender Studies within the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
Palestinian Women and Popular Resistance explores Palestinian women’s views of popular resistance in the West Bank and examines factors shaping the nature and extent of their involvement. Despite the signing of the Oslo peace accords in 1993 and 1995, the Occupied Palestinian Territories in the contemporary period have experienced tightened Israeli occupational control and worsening political, humanitarian, security, and economic conditions.
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AraBooks is a seminar series curated by the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures. It hosts a series of talks by scholars, writers and artists whose scholarship and artistic productions focus on the Arab World, the Middle East and its diasporas. Each semester we explore a thread through the discussion of a series of books and in conversation with their authors.
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