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Centre for Gender Studies

PhD Students

Recently Completed PhDs: 

2014

  • Active (Dis)engagement: The Gendered Production of Political Apathy in Israel
  • In Whose Interests? The Politics of Gender Equality in Jordan
  • Guerrilla Girls: Rebellious Women of the Japanese 1960s-1970s 'Pinky Violence' Films

2013

  • Exile from Exile: The Representation of Cultural Memory in Literary Texts by Exiled Iranian Jewish Women
Sabiha Allouche
Sabiha Allouche

(working title) Emotional Capital and the Making of Dissident Bodies in Lebanon

Hila Amit
Hila Amit

The New [Queer] Hebrew Diaspora


Orzala Ashraf Nemat
Orzala Ashraf Nemat

Local Governance in the Age of Liberal Interventionism: Governance Relations in the post-2001 Afghanistan.

Mary Elizabeth Wentworth Austin
Mary Elizabeth Wentworth Austin

Discourses of the Domestic: journalists, activists and academics creating the climate for an Indonesian Domestic Workers' Bill.


Leyli I. Behbahani
Leyli I Behbahani

Iranian Feminisms: Transnational connectivities between homes and diasporas (Completed 2015)

Valeria Dessi
Valeria Dessi

Wiring presence: women's rights and digital narratives among young women activists in Egypt (2005-present)


Zuhre Emanet
Zuhre Emanet

Gender and Education in Turkey: An ethnographic study of reproduction and production of gender within schooling in low-income groups in Istanbul (working title)

Emily Jones
Emily Jones

Re/Conceptualising Boundaries: feminist approaches to international law and the sovereign state


Alaya Forte
Alaya Forte

New forms of political inclusion or mere tokenism? Reading political representation from a gender and minority perspective in British and French government (working title)

Christianne France Collantes
Christianne Collantes

Intersections of Religion, Nation, and Gender: Faith Based Responses to the Reproductive Health Bill in the Philippines

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Biye Gao
Biye Gao

The politics of reproduction in contemporary rural China

Muna Hersi
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‘The Veil of Theory’ in understanding what makes rape financially negotiable in Somaliland.


Eleanor Tiplady Higgs
Eleanor Tiplady Higgs

Emphasising Christianity: The Young Women's Christian Association in Kenya

Afaf Jabiri
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Women’s Rights in Postcolonial States: A case study of the Institution of Wilaya over women in Jordan and Yemen

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Jennifer Langer
Jennifer Langer

Exile from Exile: The Representation of Cultural Memory in Literary Texts by Exiled Iranian Jewish Women


Rouba Mhaissen
Rouba Mhaissen

Female Disengagement from the Labour Market in Beirut: Structures, Strategies and Subjectivities

Mustecaplioglu Emine Merve
Emine Merve Mustecaplioglu

Beyond Harem: The case of Muhtesem Yuzyil


Isabella Ng
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Is there still a Gender Divide? A study of the indigenous women in Hong Kong since the legitimization of female land inheritance during the post-colonial era

Nafiseh Sharifi
Nafiseh Sharifi

Body and Sexuality: Narratives of two generations of Iranian women (working title)


Thomas Sparrow
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Masculinity and Secularism in Historical and Contemporary Frame

Jacquelyn P. Strey
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Queer Moments, Queer Imaginings: The everyday activism of queer women in India


Nydia Swaby
Nydia A. Swaby

Gendering Political Blackness: The Diasporic Dimensions of Black Women’s Politics and Activism

Sehin Teferra
Sehin Teferra

Occupational Hazard or Patriarchal Entitlement? : Feminist Analysis of the Dynamics of Violence in Ethiopian Sex Work (working title)


Preet Kaur Virdi
Prit Kaur Virdi

Accessing justice when Families Breakdown: Divorcing South Asian women in Ontario, Canada

Elena Zambelli
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Marketing sex, marketing respectability? The political economy of race and (hetero)sexuality in Italy (working title)


Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe
Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe

Perceptions and practices of 'citizenship' among Palestinian feminists in Israel