Starr Forum: Digital Feminism in the Arab Gulf

Add to Calendar 11/21/2019 16:30 11/21/2019 18:00 America/New_York Starr Forum: Digital Feminism in the Arab Gulf Featuring Mona Eltahawy, American-Egyptian journalist, speaker, and author of "The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls" http://calendar.mit.edu/event/StarrForum-DigitalFeminism [email protected] MIT Building E15, 070 Bartos Theater, 20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142 MM/DD/YYYY

Speaker:
Mona Eltahawy is an award-winning columnist and international public speaker on Arab and Muslim issues and global feminism. She is based in Cairo and New York City. She is the author of "The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls," released September 2019.

Discussant:
Hala Aldosari is a Saudi scholar and activist whose work focuses on women’s rights in Arab societies, violence against women, and the “guardianship” system in Saudi Arabia. She joined the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) as its 2019 Robert E Wilhelm Fellow.

Co-sponsors:  MIT Center for International Studies (CIS)

Books will be signed and sold at the event.


Free & open to the public | Refreshments served
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Date and Time
11/21/2019: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location
MIT Building E15, 070 Bartos Theater, 20 AMES ST, Cambridge, MA 02142
Email
[email protected]
Website
http://calendar.mit.edu/event/StarrForum-DigitalFeminism