Women, War, Diaspora and Learning - Research Resources
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This project is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada/Conseil de recherches en sciences humaines du Canada.
  Last updated on April 1, 2004    

This website is one of the ways to disseminate resources, literature reviews, and theoretical developments that emerge from a research project, War, Diaspora and Learning: Kurdish Women in Canada, Britain and Sweden,” led by Professor Shahrzad Mojab and a new research project, "Role of Women's Organizations in Post-War Reconstructions: Diaspora-homeland Relations in the Kurdish "Safe Haven," 1991-2003" led by Shahrzad Mojab and Dr. Rachel Gorman of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto.

The site features bibliographies, with selected annotations on:

  • Feminist methodology, standpoint theory, oral history, and genocide and testimony.
  • Gender and feminist organizing in the Middle East
  • Gender, nation and diaspora
  • Gender, violence and learning
  • Gender and Transnational Theories
  • 'Honour' Killing
  • Women and war

This site is of interest to academics and activists in the area of women’s studies, Middle East studies, as well as social services and immigration policy studies, the site also includes articles, resources, and links to sites on refugee and asylum issues, and sites related to Kurdish language,
media and studies.


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