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M.A.in Interdisciplinary Gender StudiesM.A.in Interdisciplinary Gender Studies

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

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: June 2016

May was a powerful month for social movements!

It started with Lebanon’s municipal elections and the unexpected rise of Beirut Madinati, a volunteer-led campaign to elect a municipal council of qualified, politically unaffiliated individuals – and an equal representation of females and males. While Beirut Madinati did not win, this self-proclaimed opportunity for change demonstrated to Lebanon that it is possible to have people-centered governance that prioritizes social justice, transparency, equality, and works for the public good. Madinati pioneered a movement in favor of community well-being and showed us all that collectively, we can do better!

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