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Shafei, Yasmin

Arab and Middle East History
American University of Beirut


Yasmin Shafei is a PhD candidate in Modern Middle Eastern History at the American University of Beirut. Her research has focused on women and gender constructs, paying particular attention to women’s history, Arab feminisms, dynamics of the Egyptian feminist movement, women in the Arab press, early feminist thought in literary texts, and the histories of minorities in the coastal city of Alexandria, Egypt.

DISCIPLINE
History
SUB AREAS
19th-21st Centuries   
Arab Studies   
Gender/Women's Studies   
Historiography   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Nationalism   
Ottoman Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Egypt   
Lebanon   
Ottoman Empire   
Palestine   
Syria   
SPECIALTIES
Gender/Women's Studies   
19th/20th Century Egypt   
Arab Intellectuals   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
English (Advanced)   
French (Intermediate)   
EDUCATION
PhD2017Arab and Middle East HistoryAmerican University in Beirut
MA (Hons)2001Political ScienceAmerican University in Cairo
BA1992Political ScienceAmerican University in Cairo
ABSTRACTS ACCEPTED AT MESA MEETINGS SINCE 2009
Egyptian Feminism and the Struggle for Women’s Rights, 1923-1979 (2017)   
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Yasmin Shafei






Riad El Solh
Beirut, Other
11-0236
Lebanon