The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS) is the official publication of the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS). Its purpose is to advance the fields of Middle East women’s and gender studies through contributions from multiple disciplines in the social sciences and humanities.


Call for Abstracts: 2013 Distinguished Lecture and Research Workshop


Gender and Activism in the Middle East 


We are pleased to announce that the 2013 Journal of Middle East Women's Studies (JMEWS) Distinguished Lecture and Research Workshop will take place on Friday, April 19, at Yale University and will explore the topic of "Gender and Activism in the Middle East." Our Distinguished Lecturer will be Dr. Nadje Al-Ali, Professor of Gender Studies at the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies.

On that day, we will also feature morning and afternoon research workshops around the conference theme. We encourage you to present your research or to attend this event as a guest.


In order to present your research, please submit a 200-word abstract to jmews@yale.edu by February 1, 2013. Unfortunately, we are unable to reimburse participants for any costs associated with presenting at or attending the conference.