Law, Gender & Popular Culture: Representations of Female Legal Professionals in Contemporary Arab Popular Culture

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Type: 
Seminar
Date: 
December 9, 2021
Location: 
United Arab Emirates
Subject Fields: 
Film and Film History, Literature, Law and Legal History, Popular Culture Studies, Middle East History / Studies

Law, Gender & Popular Culture

Representations of Female Legal Professionals in Contemporary Arab Popular Culture

A hybrid round-table discussion by the Arab-German Young Academy of Sciences and Humanities

By bringing together perspectives from legal, media, and literary studies, this hybrid round table will explore and discuss how Arab popular culture (film, television, and literature) imagines gender, law, and women in the legal profession.

 

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Participants:

Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, University of California, Irvine School of Law

Lucy Jewel, University of Tennessee College of Law

Enass Khansa, American University of Beirut

Hania A.M. Nashef, American University of Sharjah

 

Hosted by:

Lena-Maria Möller, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law / Visiting Scholar, Legal Studies Program, NYU Abu Dhabi

 

Date: Thursday, 9 December 2021, 5-7 pm Gulf Standard Time

Venue: New York University Abu Dhabi and online via Zoom

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