Fatima Mernissi Book Award

The Fatima Mernissi Book Award was established in 2017 to recognize outstanding scholarship in studies of gender, sexuality, and women’s lived experience. The annual award was named for Fatima Mernissi to recognize her long and distinguished career as a scholar and as a public intellectual. The award will be announced at the Awards Ceremony held during MESA’s annual meeting.

The award winners will appear below once the award is given. The nomination guidelines are available under “Related” below right.

University of California, Berkeley

Knot of the Soul: Madness, Psychoanalysis, Islam
University of Chicago Press

George Washington University

Life Lived in Relief: Humanitarian Predicaments and Palestinian Refugee Politics
University of California Press

Attiya Ahmad

Attiya Ahmad

George Washington University

Everyday Conversions: Islam, Domestic Work, and South Asian Migrant Women in Kuwait
Duke University Press, 2017

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