AKU-ISMC's 2021 Summer Programme: Gender in Muslim Contexts

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Summer Program
June 28, 2021 to July 6, 2021
United Kingdom
Subject Fields: 
Women's & Gender History / Studies, South Asian History / Studies, Social Sciences, Race / Ethnic Studies, Islamic History / Studies

The nine-day course will be held in London's Aga Khan Centre. Run by leading experts on gender and Islam, the programme will bring together scholars and students from diverse backgrounds to discuss key issues in the study of gender in Muslim contexts. 

The programme is designed in collaboration with Simon Fraser University, Centre for Comparitive Muslim Studies, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the Doha Institute for Graduate Studies and will feature lecturers and guest speakers from partner institutions.

Module topics include:

  • Gender and Sharia

  • Gender and Piety Movements

  • Gendering Migration

  • Islamic Feminism

  • Men and Masculinities

Who can apply?

​The programme is open to advanced undergraduate students, graduate students and those with prior interest in the subject or a record of study in a related topic . 


Please send a CV and a statement of motivation to edward.grassby​@aku.edu​​​​ by the application deadline: 16 April 2021.

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