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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


Leyli I. Behbahani
Leyli I Behbahani

Iranian Feminisms: Local and Global Intersecting (working title)

Ozlem Caliskan Ozen
Ozlem Ozen Caliskan

Challanges and Resistances Against Militarism: Women in Turkey


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
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Outrunning the Boundaries of International Law, the Sovereign State and Feminist Theory

Alaya Forte
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Gender and difference in European local and national politics: The case of women of Musilm and Arab background

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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

Women-centred theology in practice? A study of the theology and ethics of the Young Women's Christian Association in Kenya.


Alicia Izharuddin
Alicia Izharuddin

Construction of 'new' Muslim femininities and masculinities in post-New Order cinema

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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Jessica Kitsell
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Queer Cambodia: using queer theory to question the heteronormativity of sex, gender and sexuality in post-conflict Cambodia

Jennifer Langer
Jennifer Langer

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

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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


Lara Momesso
Lara Momesso

Analysing marriage migrants' social movements: three case studies of Chinese spouses in Taipei

Najwa Mroue
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The Female Image in Contemporary Lebanese Music Videos (working title)

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Mustecaplioglu Emine Merve
Emine Merve Mustecaplioglu

Beyond Harem: The case of Muhtesem Yuzyil

Katherine Natanel
Katherine Natanel

Active (Dis)engagement: The Gendered Production of Political Apathy in Israel


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

Marta Pietrobelli
Marta Pietrobelli

Institutionalizing Gender: Women's Political Participation in Jordan


Jaipooja Shah
Jaipooja Shah

Masculinities and shifting concepts and practices of honour among British-born South Asian men: The implications for women

Nafiseh Sharifi
Nafiseh Sharifi

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


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

Magdalena Suerbaum
Staff Silhouette

Mosaics of masculinity - Gendering the experience of male Syrian refugees in Egypt


Nydia Swaby
Nydia A. Swaby

The ‘black’ British women’s movement and the politics of ‘belonging’, ‘identity’, and ‘home’

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
Staff Silhouette

"Bodies for contest, bodies to conquest? Women’s embodied subjectivities, the ‘nation’-state and the market” (working title)


Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe
Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe

Perceptions and practices of citizenship among Palestinian feminists in Israel