SOAS University of London

Centre for Palestine Studies

Dr Farah Aboubakr


Farah Aboubakr
Centre for Palestine Studies (CPS)

Associate Member

Dr Farah Aboubakr
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Dr Farah Aboubakr is a Teaching Fellow on the Postgraduate Arabic Programmes at the University of Edinburgh, Islamic and Middle Eastern Department in the United Kingdom. She obtained her PhD (2014) in Translation and Intercultural Studies, at the University of Manchester. Her research focuses on a number of areas mainly: Palestinian popular culture and oral literature within memory, gender and cultural studies, identity development and relation to language, music and cinema in Palestine. Her latest publication is a monograph entitled The Folktales of Palestine: Cultural Identity, Memory and the Politics of Storytelling (2019) with IB Tauris in collaboration with SOAS Palestine Studies Centre.