15-16 May, 2000 at The Emek Yezreel College in Israel
Women Studies in Emek Yezreel College plans to a hold a two day
Middle-Eastern conference dedicated to studying women's issues in the
context of the Middle East. The conference will take place in May, 2000. A detailed announcement will follow.
We call for papers for the following proposed subjects:
Women studies in multi-cultural contexts
Women's resistance movements in the Middle East
Women and social change in the Middle Eastern Context (Education,
Employment, Globalization etc.)
Women's integration in businesses and in the economy
Women and politics; Women and political involvement in the Middle East.
Women and religiosity in the Middle East
Culture and violence against women in the Middle East
Women and Mental Health in the Middle East
Round table discussions on urgent issues regarding women's agenda in the
Preorganized panels - suggestions are welcome.
Researchers, teachers in Women Studies departments, political and social
women leaders, grass roots women activists from Israel and the Middle East
are invited to take part in this conference.
Please send your abstract, additional suggestions for topics, and questions
no later than November 30, 1999 to the address below:
Michal Palgi, Khawla Abu Baker, Talia Shai and Ruth Barzilai-Lumbroso
The organizing committee WSME Conference
Emek Yezreel College
Emek Yezreel, 19300
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