Public Lectures

28 September
Center for Research on Gender and Women, University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Women’s Rights and Legal Reform: Contrasting the Maghrib and the Middle East”
3:45 pm
Location: 3401 Sterling Hall

1 September
American Political Science Association
“Transparency and Integrity in Conducting Research in Non-Democratic Contexts”
8:00 to 9:30am
Location: Hilton Union Square, Golden Gate 4

23 July 2017
UN Women Kärkölä, Finland
“Naisten Asema Afrikassa”
Kärkölän kotiseutumuseossa, kauppamakasiinin yläkerrassa sunnuntaina (Finland)
klo 14.00

13 April 2017
Amsterdam Research Centre for Gender and Sexuality, University of Amsterdam
“Unexpected Consequences: Women and Power in Postconflict Africa”
Location: Room E0.22, Roeterseilandcampus – gebouw E, Roetersstraat 11 | 1018 WB
When 15:30 – 17:00
More information

24 March 2017
London School of EconomicsAfrican Political Economy Group
“Unexpected Consequences: Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa”
Location: LSE CON 3.20
When:  5pm-6:30

9 February 2017
Berlin Axel Springer Lecture
American Academy in Berlin in cooperation with the Museum the kennedys
“Women’s Rights: Contrasting the Maghreb and Middle East”
7:30 p.m.
Location: Museum the kennedys, Auguststraße 11–13, 10117

5 December 2016
Wisconsin Union Directorate: Society and Politics Lecture Series
University of Wisconsin-Madison
“Women’s Rights: Why the Maghreb Differs from the Middle East”
5:45 pm Union South, Madison, WI

1 December 2016
Elliott School of International Affairs
George Washington University, Washington, DC
“Why the Maghreb Differs from the Middle East in Women’s Rights”
4:00 – 5:30 PM
1957 E Street NW, Room 505, Washington DC
Cosponsored by Center for Gender Equality in International Affairs, Institute for Middle East Studies, Institute for African Studies

October 26, 2016
University of Tizi Ouzou, Algeria
Department of English
“Why the Maghreb Differs from the Middle East in Women’s Rights”

May 2, 2016
Ibn Tofail University, Kenitra
Research Laboratory for Multidisciplinary Studies
The Gender Studies Research Group
“Women’s Political Representation in the Maghreb”
Seminar on Women in Politics

April 7, 2016
University of California-Los Angeles

Center for the Study of Women
Keynote: “Unexpected Consequences: Women and Power in Postconflict Africa”

April 8, 2016
University of California-Berkeley
Center for African Studies
Talk: “Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa: Accounting for Unexpected Byproducts of Civil War”

March 31, 2016
“Fatema Mernissi’s Feminism Goes West”
Hommage à Fatema Mernissi
Université Internationale de Rabat, Université Ibn Tofail, Morocco

March 16, 2016
Book launch: Women and Power in Postconflict Africa
Hillary Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment and Mohammed VI Library
Al-Akhwayan University, Ifrane, Morocco 

March 8, 2016
Book launch: Women and Power in Postconflict Africa
African Studies Seminar, New York University Abu Dhabi, UAE


October 23-24, 2015
Women’s Rights, Religion, and Legal Reform in the Maghreb”
Conference on Gender Equality in the MENA Region, Economic Research Forum, Cairo, Egypt.

March 25, 2015
“Constitutional and Legislative Reform in the Maghreb: Women and Quotas”
Conference on “Gender, Law and Social Change,” The Hillary Rodham Clinton Center for Women’s Empowerment, Al Akhawayn University, Ifrane, Morocco.


March 9, 2015
4W Initiative: Making Life Better for Women and the World Better for All
Celebrating International Women’s Day, Global Health Institute

March 2, 2015
“Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa”
Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota

February 27, 2015
“Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa”
Interdisciplinary Center for Global Change, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

February 16, 2015
“U.S. Policy Toward Africa”
Great Decisions Program, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.


November 17, 2014
“New Global Trends in Women and Politics”
Wisconsin Union Directorate: Society and Politics Lecture Series, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

November 11, 2014
“New Trends in Women and Politics Globally”
Bradley Learning Community, Dejope & Phillips Residence Halls, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

November 3-4, 2014
“Women’s Political Empowerment: What We Know and Don’t Know”
Keynote, USAID’s Women’s Leadership and Political Empowerment Workshop, Washington, DC.

October 21-23, 2014
Women’s Rights and Constitution Making after Conflict in Africa”
Keynote, Conference on “Law Reform and Gender Justice in the Greater Middle East,” Ahfad University for   Women, Omdurman, Sudan.

September 17, 2014
Women’s Rights and Constitution Making in Africa: The Case of Kenya”
African Studies Program, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

September 5-6, 2014
Women’s Rights Mobilization Across Difference”
Keynote, Kvinnefronte’s Fett Magazine, 10th years anniversary celebration, Oslo, Norway.

July 1-2, 2014
“Women and Power in Post-Conflict Africa”
Women’s leadership, supporting peace and building sustainable livelihoods in the Democratic Republic of Congo and Region,” Centre for Global Women’s Studies, National University of Ireland, Mary Robinson Centre, and Georgetown Institute on Women, Peace and Security, Galway, Ireland.

April 14, 2014
“Women’s Movements in Africa”
Tawi student organization, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

March 8, 2014
“The Impact of Women’s Movements in Africa on Global Efforts for Gender Equality”
Keynote, AFRICaide, International Women’s Day 2014: Inspiring Change, Madison, Wisconsin.

February 4, 2014
Women’s Movements: Key Drivers of Gender Policy Change”
Eighth Session of the General Assembly Open Working Group On Sustainable Development Goals, UN Women, UNFPA and UNDP, “What is holding women and girls back from realizing their rights? Addressing structural inequalities to assure sustainable development,” UN Headquarters, New York.


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