Hybrid Roundtable Discussion: Law, Gender & Popular Culture - Representations of Female Legal Professionals in Contemporary Arab Popular Culture

By bringing together interdisciplinary perspectives from legal, media, and literary studies, this round table will explore and discuss how gender, law, and women in the legal profession are represented in Arab popular culture.

Dr. Swethaa S. Ballakrishnen, University of California, Irvine School of Law
Dr. Lucy Jewel, University of Tennessee College of Law
Dr. Enass Khansa, American University of Beirut
Dr. Hania A.M. Nashef, American University of Sharjah

The event is hosted and moderated by AGYA member Dr. Lena-Maria Möller, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Germany. Currently, she is a visiting scholar at NYU Abu Dhabi, Legal Studies Program,  in the framework of the AGYA Research Mobility Program (RMP).

Dr. Shahd Alshammari, Gulf University for Science and Technology, Kuwait

To participate online please register at https://bit.ly/30dAAbe.

The discussion will take place from 5:00–7:00pm Gulf Standard Time. 

Date: 09 December 2021

Venue: A6-010, New York University Abu Dhabi and online

Language: English

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