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Ali, Zahra




Zahra Ali is a sociologist, her research explores dynamics of women and gender, social and political movements in relation to Islam(s) and the Middle East and contexts of war and conflicts with a focus on contemporary Iraq. She is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rutgers university. Her book “Women and Gender in Iraq: between Nation-building and Fragmentation” will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2018. She also edited Féminismes Islamiques, first collection on Muslim feminist scholarship published in France (La Fabrique editions, 2012), translated and published in German (Passagen Verlag, 2014).

DISCIPLINE
Sociology
SUB AREAS
Islamic Studies   
Middle East/Near East Studies   
Gender/Women's Studies   
AREAS OF INTEREST
Iraq   
All Middle East   
Europe   
SPECIALTIES
Women's movement Feminist Movement Islamic femi   
Study of Contemporary Iraq   
LANGUAGES
French (Native)   
Arabic (Native)   
English (Advanced)   
EDUCATION
PhD2015SociologyEHESS
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