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Centre for Gender Studies

Ms Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe

BA (London), MSc (LSE), MPhil (Oxford)


Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe
Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

PhD Student Associate Member

Ms Kim Jezabel Zinngrebe
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Thesis title:
Settler colonial citizenship among Palestinian women in Israel: reclaiming land, body, and mind
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Kim is a third year PhD student at the Centre for Gender Studies at SOAS, University of London. She holds a BA in Modern History and Politics (London), a MSc in Politics and Government in the European Union (LSE) and a M.Phil. in Modern Middle Eastern Studies (Oxford). She currently works as teaching assistant for the History Department of Royal Holloway, University of London and conference administrator at the Centre for Gender Studies, SOAS.

PhD Publications

Zinngrebe, K.J. (forthcoming) 'Reflections on the silence on sexual violence among Palestinian feminists in Israel', Feminist Review (Open Space), Special Issue on 'Violence', Palgrave Macmillan

Zinngrebe, K.J. (2015) ‘Claiming marginal space: the contentious politics of citizenship among Palestinian feminists in Israel’ book chapter in Contentious Politics in the Middle East, (ed.) Gerges, F., Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science

Zinngrebe, K.J. (2014) ‘Review of The Politics of Reproduction in Ottoman Society, 1838-1900, by Gülhan Balsoy’, Feminist and Women Studies Association (UK & Ireland)

PhD Conferences

'European Conference on Politics and Gender', ECPR Standing Group on Gender and Politics, University of Uppsala, Sweden, 11-13 June 2015

'Acts of Citizenship in Today's Palestine', Institut français du Proche-Orient & Institute for Palestine Studies, Ramallah, Palestine, 25 March 2015

'Gendered Citizenship: History, Politics and Democracy', The Ida Blom Conference, University of Bergen, Bergen, 14-15 October 2013

'Contentious Politics in the Middle East', LSE Middle East Centre PhD Conference, London School of Economics, London, 30 September 2013

'╩║Doing Citizenship╩║ in the Middle East and North Africa', SeSaMO Conference 2013, University of Pavia, Pavia, 17-19 September 2013

'Minorities and Majorities: Between Maginality and Participation in the Middle East', BRIMES Gaduate Section Conference, University of Oxford, Oxford, 8-9 May 2013


  • Centre for Gender Studies
  • Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS) PhD Student Associate Member
  • Doctoral Studentship Evangelisches Studienwerk Villigst (funded by the German Protestant Church), awarded 2012


Gender and feminist theory, Israel-Palestine, feminist perspectives on citizenship theory, security and political violence, feminist and women's activism, relations between the Middle East and Europe