Prof. Nadje Al-Ali, Ph.D. - Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor - Summer term 2003


Biography
Nadje Al-Ali is a senior lecturer at the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies at the University of Exeter, UK, where she specialises in women and gender studies in the Middle East. She has received numerous awards for her research work, such as the award for field studies from the Middle East Research Competition of the Ford Foundation. From 1998 until 2000, Al-Ali was a visiting scholar at the Sussex Center for Migration Search at the University of Sussex, UK.

Areas of Expertise

  • Women, feminism and gender in the Middle East
  • Secularism and Islamism
  • Transnational migration
  • History of Iraqi women


Courses and Lectures as Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor
Lecture at the workshop Politics of Belonging: Transnationalism, Migration and Gender
Ruhr University Bochum, 16 May 2003, 10–5 a.m., GC 03/146

Selected Publications
Al-Ali, Nadje and Khalid Koser. Eds. 2002. New Approaches to Migration: Transnational Communities and the Transformation of Home. London, New York: Routledge.

Al-Ali, Nadje. 2002. Trans- or a-national: Bosnian refugees in the UK and the Netherlands. In New Approaches to Migration: Transnational Communities and the Transformation of Home, ed. by Nadje Al-Ali and Khalid Koser. 96–117. London, New York: Routledge.

Al-Ali, Nadje and Black, Richard and Koser, Khalid. 2001. Refugees and Transnationalism: The Experience of Bosnians and Eritreans in Europe. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 7 (4): 615–634.

Al-Ali, Nadje. 1994. Secularism, Gender and the State in the Middle East: The Egyptian Women’s Movement. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.