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The McMillan-Stewart lectures are coordinated by the MIT Program in Gender and Women's Studies and are organized by the holder of the namesake chair, Lerna Ekmekcioglu, of the MIT History Faculty since 2011. Endowed by Geneviève McMillan, the lectures provide a space for scholars, artists, journalists, activists, and other experts to reflect on issues related to women in the developing world, specifically (but not exclusively) in the Middle East and North Africa. Lectures are free and open to the public.

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   Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women’s Engagement Across the Green Line

Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women’s Engagement Across the Green Line

Against Fragmentation: Palestinian Women’s Engagement Across the Green Line

MIT Building 3, Room 133

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
5:30pm - 7:00pm

Women's mobility across the Green Line that divides Israel & the West Bank is shaped by both traditional forms of economic & cultural practices as well as by Israel's gendered policies of division & enclosure of different Palestinian populations. 

Amahl Bishara is an associate professor of Anthropology at Tufts University whose research revolves around media, settler colonialism, expressivity, and place

 


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