THE GLOBAL CENTER FOR ADVANCED STUDIES (SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2017)
Houzan Mahmoud-Public Intellectual based in London
Feminist Resistance and Activism between Theory and Practice
Course Description: This course is led by one of the world's leading public-intellectuals and activists for women especially for the Kurdish plight in the middle-east. This is a unique opportunity to study with someone who's life is devoted to justice, someone whom doesn't simply write or speak about issues but embodies them.
1. Feminist resistance in the age of neoliberal (NGO-isation) (Sept 10 at 11 am London Time)
2. ‘Sisterhood’, ‘internationalism’ and the post-modern “identity politics” (Sept 17 at 11 am London Time)
3. Pacifism vis-a-vis women’s armed resistance (Kurdish women’s armed resistance) as a case study. Kurdish women between peace and war (Sept 24 at 11 am London Time)
4. Atheism as a feminist issue in the era of religious fundamentalism (Oct 1 at 11 am London Time)