Al Raida Journal

Issue 141-142, Spring/Summer 2013

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Library Resources

IWSAW and the LAU libraries are partnering to offer a wealth of resources on gender and women’s issues. Learn more

Proposal Writing Workshop for Lebanese CSOs with Distinguished Professor Dr. Suad JosephProposal Writing Workshop for Lebanese CSOs with Distinguished Professor Dr. Suad Joseph

Promoting Women’s Participation in Political Life on the Occasion of International Women’s Day Promoting Women’s Participation in Political Life on the Occasion of International Women’s Day

Celebrating International Women’s Day in collaboration with ESCWACelebrating International Women’s Day in collaboration with ESCWA

Apply Now: M.A. Program in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

Do you want to study gender issues in the Arab world?!

The Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut, Lebanon is offering an M.A. Program in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies. This program blends academic research, intellectual rigor, and social activism to equip students with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to challenge gender inequalities. Gender studies at LAU is ideal because Lebanon allows academic freedom to tackle sensitive issues related to women and gender - unparalleled in the region. This program focuses on the real-life relevance and applicability of an interdisciplinary education by integrating gender across a range of fields. The M.A. in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies is run by the Institute for Women’s Studies in the Arab World, combining academia and activism to address issues of gender equality, human rights, and social justice.

Applications close 15 July – apply NOW: http://admissions.lau.edu.lb/apply/

For more information, email us: IWSAW@lau.edu.lb

Get accepted and benefit from scholarships and graduate assistantship opportunities!

Act now – change your world!

Director’s Update: May 2016

Spring semester is almost over – how did that go by so fast?! Students are preparing for exams, and the Institute is already gearing up for the fall!

As you all know by now, one of our key activities is to provide gender-focused academic programming at LAU. This means we’ve got gender studies covered for every level - undergraduate, graduate, and mid-career. 

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