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Department of Politics and International Studies

Dr Tara Povey

Overview

Tara Povey
Department of Politics and International Studies

Senior Teaching Fellow in the Comparative Politics of the Middle East

Centre for Iranian Studies

Member

Name:
Dr Tara Povey
Email address:
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings

Biography

Dr Tara Povey is a Senior Teaching Fellow in the Comparative Politics of the Middle East, Department of Politics and International Studies. Previously she also lectured on the politics and history of the Middle East at the University of Sydney.

Research

Dr Povey's area of research is social movements in Egypt and Iran and she is the co-editor of Women, Power and Politics in 21st Century Iran [Ashgate, 2012]. Other areas of interest include contemporary Islamic movements, gender and women’s movements and the impact of neo-liberal globalisation on Middle Eastern states.

Publications