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Al-Ali, Nadje Sadig

Professor, Centre for Gender Studies
SOAS, University of London


Nadje Al-Ali is Professor of Gender Studies at the Centre for Gender Studies, at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. Her main research interests revolve around gender theory; feminist activism; women and gender in the Middle East; transnational migration and diaspora moblization; war, conflict and reconstruction. Her publications include What kind of Liberation? Women and the Occupation of Iraq (2009, University of California Press, co-authored with Nicola Pratt); Iraqi Women: Untold Stories from 1948 to the Present (2007, Zed Books); New Approaches to Migration (ed., Routledge, 2002, with Khalid Koser); Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East (Cambridge University Press 2000) and Gender Writing – Writing Gender (The American University in Cairo Press, 1994) as well as numerous book chapters and journal articles. Her most recent book (co-edited with Nicola Pratt) is entitled Women and War in the Middle East: Transnational Perspectives (Zed Books, 2009). Professor Al-Ali was President of the Association of Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS) from 2009-2011. She is also a member of the Feminist Review Collective and a founding member of Act Together: Women’s Action for Iraq. (www.acttogether.org).

DISCIPLINE
Anthropology
SUB AREAS
Cultural Studies   
Conflict Resolution   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Diaspora/Refugee Studies   
Gender/Women's Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Egypt   
All Middle East   
Iraq   
SPECIALTIES
Impact of War, occupation & violence on women   
Transnational Migration   
Women & Gender in ME   
LANGUAGES
Arabic (Advanced)   
English (Advanced)   
French (Advanced)   
German (Native)   
EDUCATION
PhD1998SOASU of London
MA1993Anthro & SocioAUC
BA1989MESU of Arizona
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Nadje Sadig Al-Ali






Centre for Gender Studies
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh St, Russell Sq
London WC1H OXG
United Kingdom
Phone:+44-207-898-4547
Fax:+44-0-2078984399
na@soas.ac.uk