Sisters in the Mirror: A History of Muslim Women and the Global Politics of Feminism

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In her new book “Sisters in the Mirror: A History of Muslim Women and the Global Politics of Feminism” Dr. Elora Shehabuddin presents a unique and engaging history of feminism as a story of colonial and postcolonial interactions between Western and Muslim societies. Dr. Shehabuddin is Professor of Gender and Women’s at University of California-Berkeley.

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This event is part of the UNC Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies 2022-2023 lecture series: “Legacies of the Middle Eastern and Muslim Experience of the 20th Century.” Co-sponsored by Carolina Asia Center, History Department, Clein Family Initiative on Global History, Carolina Seminar on Transnational and Modern Global History, and The Central Asia Working Group.